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Three charged over Hartlepool mosque attack

Three people have been charged over race related vandalism, including a spray paint attack at a mosque.

The charges relate to spray paint attacks at the Nasir Mosque in Hartlepool and two addresses in Shotton Colliery, near Peterlee, last November.

All are accused of conspiracy to commit racially aggravated criminal damage.

A man, 24, from Peterlee, a man, 31, from High Pittington, County Durham and a woman, 19, from Buckinghamshire, are due in court on 11 May.

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