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Man admits vandalising memorials

A MAN has admitted daubing racially inflammatory words on war memorials in London.

Between May 11, 2012 and June 22, 2013, Andrew Patterson, 31, of Alfred Road, Westminster carried out 94 offences of criminal damage, repeatedly targeting homes and, on three occasions, Westbourne Park Baptist Church.

The 94 offences were brought together into 15 charges, to which Patterson's solicitor, Dan O'Callaghan, indicated guilty pleas on his behalf.

District Judge John Zani committed the case to Southwark Crown Court for sentencing, on a date yet to be decided, and ordered psychiatric reports. He was bailed on condition he resides at the West London Mental Health Trust.

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