Letchworth man sentenced for police station criminal damage

PUBLISHED: 16:50 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 17:04 26 March 2019

Officers want to speak to the person pictured after Letchworth Police Station was vandalised at the weekend. Picture; Herts Police

Officers want to speak to the person pictured after Letchworth Police Station was vandalised at the weekend. Picture; Herts Police

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A 32-year-old man from Letchworth has been handed a 12-month community order and must pay £500 compensation after pleading guilty to causing criminal damage to Letchworth Police Station.

David Rogers of Kite Way appeared at Hatfield Remand Court this morning – after being arrested yesterday – and pleaded guilty to to smashing seven ground floor windows at the police station in Nevells Road during the early hours of Saturday, March 16.

He also pleaded guilty to a malicious communication offence involving a Herts detective.

Letchworth Police Station's windows were smashed.Letchworth Police Station's windows were smashed.

Rogers was sentenced to a 12-month community order and ordered to pay £500 compensation to Hertfordshire Constabulary for the damage he caused.

Neighbourhood Inspector Richard Lilley said: “I would like to thank everyone who contacted us following our public appeal to identify him, which has resulted in a quick conclusion to this case.”

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