Seaton man ordered to pay hundreds for burning bin

A SEATON man caught burning a bin in the town has been ordered to pay �250 compensation.

The 24-year-old admitted to the offence at the Sea Shanty restaurant, in Branscombe, in April.

The man had been caught on CCTV using a lighter to set the bin on fire – causing �250 in damage. Police have given him a conditional caution and the man has written a letter of apology to those concerned.

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