Man charged with attacking Leicester mosque

A 30-year-old man has been charged with religiously-aggravated criminal damage to a Leicester mosque. He is also accused of a racially-aggravated common assault, and theft of flowers worth £75 belonging to the mosque.

All the offences are alleged to have taken place at the mosque in Churchill Street, Highfields, Leicester, on September 11, 2010. The man is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on February 11.

Leicester Constabulary news report, 11 January 2011