A VANDAL has been jailed for damaging police cars.

Peter Osbourne, 58, caused the damage outside John Street, Brighton.

He admitted two charges of criminal damage when he appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court, along with failing to keep in touch with his supervisor after leaving prison.

Osbourne, of no fixed address, was jailed for seven weeks for the offences.

It was found he had shown a “deliberate and flagrant pattern of damaging police cars”.