A man who admitted to damaging a Basildon Hospital window has been ordered to pay compensation.

Mark Johnathan Bushell, 54 of Aviation Way, Southend, caused £150 worth of damage to a window at Basildon Hospital on May 25.

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He also destroyed a stylus pen belonging to Essex Police on the same day.

He admitted to both offences when he appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on May 28.

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Bushell has been ordered to pay compensation of £150. An application has been made for benefit deductions.