A MAN has been cautioned after he was caught spaying graffiti before running from police.

Winchester High Harm team said they caught a 32-year-old male from Winchester spraying the tags - including the words 'Make common sense cool again' - on walls in Andover Road and Tower Road in Winchester on Thursday, May 19.

The man then ran from police before being apprehended shortly after and admitting to spraying the graffiti.

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Winchester police said on their Facebook page: "A conditional caution is in the process of being administered with a condition that compensation is paid to the owners for the damage caused.

"Please report any local crime to orlo.uk/nnAzw. Alternatively, phone Hampshire Constabulary on 101 or via #crimestoppers."

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