AN EASTER Compton man has been found not guilty after being charged with destroying a car belonging to someone else.

Joe Herbert, 46, of Main Road, Easter Compton, appeared before Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Monday, May 14, charged with destroying the Saab 93, worth £450, at Napier Road, Avonmouth on June 7 last year.

Having pleaded not guilty to the charge at an earlier hearing in March, the charge was dismissed after no evidence was offered.