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Man charged over graffiti at mosque

The vandalism at Elgin Mosque happened at around 11pm on Monday.

Police confirmed that a man has now been charged over the vandalism (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Police confirmed that a man has now been charged over the vandalism (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A man has been charged after a mosque in Moray was sprayed with offensive graffiti.

Elgin Mosque was vandalised at around 11pm on Monday, with graffiti including a swastika painted on to the building.

Police Scotland arrested a 42-year-old man in connection with the incident on Wednesday, and have now charged him.

He is expected to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on Thursday.

Detective Inspector Martin Macdougall said: “Once again I would like to thank all those who assisted with our investigation.”

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