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Man admits trying to set fire to Adelaide speed cameras

A man who twice tried to set fire to a speed camera in Adelaide has pleaded guilty to two property damage offences.

Russell Weribone admitted the bizarre attack in November last year in a brief appearance in Adelaide Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

The court previously heard he used a fuel-soaked sock in his second attempt to torch the camera on the corner of Greenhill Road and Anzac Highway after a fire he had lit about three hours earlier had been quickly extinguished.

Weribone also pleaded guilty to a separate offence of failing to truly answer police questions in relation to an incident in March last year.

The 40-year-old was remanded on continuing bail to appear for sentencing submissions in March.

He declined to comment outside court.

-via AAP

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