Man living in Morecambe toilet committed criminal damage to get night in the cells

A man who blew a legacy from his mother is now living in a seaside toilet block.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 28th February 2022, 4:14 pm

District Judge Jane Goodwin sitting at Blackpool Magistrates Court heard how Andrew Phimister (53) uses the block at Happy Mount Park in Morecambe as his place of rest.

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However it had become so cold and wet there that Phimister committed criminal damage to a police station window in order to get a night in the cells .

Phimister admitted criminal damage and he was given a one year community punishment with 20 rehabilitation days.

The back gates at Happy Mount Park, Morecambe.