Incident at Mosque leads to arrest

The Canterbury Mosque in Giles Lane

A man has been arrested after an incident at the Canterbury Mosque in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to the Giles Lane building at 2.45am after a report of criminal damage.

Officers discovered a gate and fence had been broken.

A 21-year-old man from Hereford was detained and remains in police custody.

Police spokesman Natalie Hardy said: “Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are on-going.”

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