Tim Haries appearing at Southwark Crown Court today. 17.9.13
Pic shows: Behind him is a mock up of the defaced painting with the words "help" across a portrait of the queen that Haries was allegedly planning to complete
A Fathers4Justice campaigner appeared in court today accused of defacing a portrait of the Queen in Westminster Abbey.
Tim Haries, 41, is alleged to have smuggled a can of spray paint into the abbey yesterday before defacing the picture.
He appeared at Court charged with criminal damage of more than £5,000.
Pic by Gavin Rodgers/Pixel 8000 Ltd