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Man sentenced for damaging office of Labour politicians

13 Nov 2023 1 minute read
The office of Llanelli MP Nia Griffith and Llanelli MS Lee Waters. Photo via Google

Richard Youle, local democracy reporter

A man who damaged a Labour MP’s office has been sentenced to 300 hours of unpaid work.

Joshua James Morris pleaded guilty to criminal damage at Llanelli Magistrates Court on Friday, November 10.

The 31-year-old, of Heol Gwili, Llanelli, had targeted a constituency office in the town’s Pottery Street used by Llanelli MP Nia Griffith and Llanelli MS Lee Waters.

Dyfed-Powys Police arrested a 31-year-old on suspicion of criminal damage following the October 1 incident. Morris’s first court appearance was on October 6.

Morris has also been ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge totalling £614.

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