Man charged with religiously aggravated criminal damage at church

A man has been charged with religiously aggravated criminal damage at a Darley Dale church.

Wednesday, 30th November 2016, 4:49 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 5:02 pm
The incident occurred on Monday afternoon.

The graffiti was written on St Helen's Church, Church Road, on Monday afternoon.

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A man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and was further arrested on suspicion of being in possession of cannabis.

Glen Cope, 58, who also goes by the name of Ebenezer Good, of no fixed abode, has since been charged with religiously aggravated criminal damage and being in possession of a Class B drug.

He appeared at Chesterfield Justice Centre earlier today (Wednesday, November 30).