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Man charged with inciting racial hatred following series of incidents in Cardiff

Officers investigating a series of incidents of right-wing graffiti in Cardiff have charged a man with 11 offences relating to inciting racial hatred.

Elliott Richards-Good, from Cheltenham, was arrested in September 2018 following the incidents between October 2017 and April 2018.

The 19-year-old was charged today (Friday, June 21) following an investigation by the Wales Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit (WECTU), supported by South Wales Police.

He faces five counts of possessing threatening written material to stir up racial hatred; two counts of displaying abusive or insulting material with the intent to stir up racial hatred; two counts of possessing written material with a view to displaying to stir up racial or sexual-orientation hatred; and two counts of racial or religiously aggravated criminal damage.

He was bailed to appear at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Friday, July 19.