Arrested graffiti artist aims to "inspire younger people"
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Convicted graffiti artist aims to inspire young people

A graffiti artist who was convicted of damaging property is aiming to "inspire younger people" through his art business.

Ian Town, who now lives in Leeds, was given a nine-month prison sentence, which was suspended for two years, for damaging property in Liverpool.

His university professor gave him a character reference at his trial and said he could have been a "shining light of the local design community".

Mr Town started a business creating commissioned street art for brands across the United Kingdom shortly afterwards.

  • 23 Jan 2019
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