A man who damaged a Labour MP’s office has been sentenced to 300 hours of unpaid work.

Joshua James Morris pleaded guilty to criminal damage at Llanelli Magistrates Court on Friday, November 10.

The 31-year-old, of Heol Gwili, Llanelli, had targeted a constituency office in the town’s Pottery Street used by Llanelli MP Nia Griffith and Llanelli MS Lee Waters.

Dyfed-Powys Police said that shortly after the October 1 incident there was window damage and scorch marks to the front of the building.

Officers conducted house-to-house enquiries as part of their investigation and arrested a 31-year-old on suspicion of criminal damage.

Morris’s first court appearance was on October 6.

Morris has also been ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge totalling £614.