Men charged after hate crime at mosque

Police are appealing for information.
Police are appealing for information.

Two Notts men have been charged with hate offences after an incident at a mosque in Sherwood.

Jamie Mullins, a 27-year-old man, of Nottingham Road, Nottingham, and Mathew Sarsfield, a 30-year-old man, of Sherbrook Road, Daybrook, have been charged with religiously aggravated public order offences. Mullins was also charged with criminal damage.

Both men will appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court on August 1.

Two men had been arrested after Notts Police were called at 1.45am on June 18, to reports of two men acting suspiciously at a Mosque in Edwards Lane, Sherwood. Officers attended and from there, a hate crime investigation was launched.

Notts Police are committed to working with all communities and support them in every way possible. They take hate crime very seriously and would encourage anyone who has been a victim to call 101.