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There was no attempt to break into the property, but the exterior of the shop was sprayed with graffiti and hanging baskets smashed, causing over £3000 worth of damage.

The owner of the Antique Textiles Company, Matthew Wilson-Tate, told Camden police he believes the attack may have been connected to an incident the night before, when he alerted two community support officers to a man who had been behaving in a threatening manner around the Perrins Court area for several weeks.

Contact Camden Police on 0300 123 1212 quoting incident number CAD 1729 and crime reference number 2326470/11.