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A man who urinated on a war memorial in Margate has been fined £100.
David Skinner, of High Street, Broadstairs, admitted outraging public decency in Trinity Square.
The 47-year-old appeared before Medway magistrates via virtual court from Margate police station yesterday.
He was arrested after urinating on the war memorial last Tuesday.
Skinner is also charged with damaging a lock at the Oval Hotel, in Godwin Road, on Wednesday and robbing a flat in the same road on Monday.
For outraging public decency, Skinner was fined £100 and ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge.
Almost 700 names of war heroes are inscribed on the Margate war memorial, from the First World War, Second World War and more recent conflicts.
A member of the public took a picture of Skinner urinating on the tribute to the fallen last Tuesday.
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