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Man admits indecent act in Carlisle toilets

Carlisle Magistrates Court

A man has appeared in court after a member of the public contacted police about an incident in the public lavatories near the West Walls car park in Carlisle.

Grazvydas Bagdanovas, 35, gave his address to Carlisle Magistrates Court through a Lithuanian interpreter as Fusehill Street, Carlisle,

Bagdanovas pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual activity in a public place on May 12, the court was told a member of the public went into the toilets when he heard sounds coming from one of the cubicles, he (member of public) realised the man was doing an indecent act, for his own gratification.

Bagdanovas was ushered from the toilets by the witness, the court was told the member of the public said, “out you go son” and made gestures to the door.

Once outside a photo of Bagdanovas sitting on a bench was taken by the witness, as he waited for police to arrive he kept the 35-year-old in his sight.

Though the interpreter the court was told the defendant apologised for the incident and bitterly regrets it, he has lived in the city for over 8-years, and has never been in trouble of any kind.

Magistrates imposed a fine of £133 with prosecution costs of £85 and a victim’s surcharge of £30.