A local man daubed a St Leonards church with graffiti causing £1,000 damage according to a court document.
Roan Gardner, 31, of Carisbrooke Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to causing £1,000 damage, with graffiti to a wall and board, at St John’s Church, Hastings, between December 14 and January 9, which was religiously aggravated.
He also pleaded guilty to causing £570 damage, with graffiti, to a board belonging to Hastings Borough Council, during the same time period.
He was ordered to pay £300 compensation for each offence.
The court made a community order with a requirement of 40 days unpaid work.