Man held after swastika graffiti sprayed on Scottish mosque

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A man has been arrested after offensive graffiti was sprayed on a mosque in Moray.

The vandalism at Elgin Mosque happened at around 11pm on Monday and included a swastika being painted on to the building.

Elgin Mosque. Picture: Google

Elgin Mosque. Picture: Google

Police Scotland, who earlier issued an appeal for information, said a 42-year-old man has been arrested.

In a statement, the force said: "Thank you to those who have assisted with our investigation so far."