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Banksy Vandal

Ordered to STAY CLEAR of

Banksy's Vandalous Works!

4/8/2014 4:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The man charged with vandalizing Banksy art has been ordered to stay clear of the famous vandal's handiwork.

David William Noll just pled no contest today to 2 counts of FELONY vandalism ... for defacing 2 of Banksy's most famous works -- Girl on Swing and Peeing Dog.

Noll avoided jail but is now on felony probation for 3 years.  And he has to stay 100 yards away from all Banksy artwork.

It's a bizarre ... almost incredible sentence.  A vandal has now been prohibited from going near the work of another vandal.  Beyond that ... if Noll walks down a street and passes a building that Banksy defaced ... he risks being thrown in the slammer.

TMZ broke the story ... Noll was accused of painting over the artwork ... and stupidly recording his stunt and uploading it to YouTube -- which is how cops caught him.

Noll was also required to perform 60 days of community labor.  Wouldn't it be great if he had to do graffiti removal?!!

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Mare    

I thought the dog was vandalizing!

168 days ago
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rlemons    

It makes no sense how one doesn't get charged but the other does. No his wasn't anything nice but I would assume you have to treat both fairly.

168 days ago
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ASHY LARRY    

I's B Liken Dat.

168 days ago
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6one9    

Haters gonna ``` HATE!!!
Sad times we are liven in!!

168 days ago
5.

Jen    

It is time for you to stop calling Banksy's work vandalism, that is extremely ignorant.

168 days ago
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Kelly    

Seems a bit hypocritical to call one a vandal and the other an artist.

168 days ago
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craig    

Banky got no love when he came to NY,EVERYONE dissed him...it was like "yo that queef from the other side of the worl did another coloring book picture you wanna go cross him out?" every night.He even got caught faking his own wack art.He sits in his hotel and prints a pic,brought it to Kinko's to enlarge,brought it back to hotel to cut it out into a stencil and PAID other people to spray the thing....beat it buddy,I recomend you sell all your Banky sh!t now because survey says it will be worth zero soon

168 days ago
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J    

Ha! 'Don't dump your trash on someone else's trash!'!

168 days ago
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sfrandiver    

Why is this an"incredible sentence?"

168 days ago
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TimP    

If you know of a "vandal" that come to my house and "vandalize my wall so its worth 1 million + and deserves to be in an art gallery send them to me. Banksy art is brilliant.

168 days ago
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Turnableryme    

Alright. .. so lemme get this straight some guy uploaded a video of himself on youtube vandalizing another persons art hence how police caught him. Buuuuuut Beiber can walk free with all the video proof other people got... I dont mean to bring beiber in the picture but come on. We do something stupid we get locked up. A celeb does something stupid they move outta state scott free. Our justice system doesnt make sence to me at all.

168 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

fact is.the owner of the business liked what banskyk put on his wall.meaning it isnt vandalism if the owner is pretty much saying its ok.now the other guy who is a jealous loser putting a purple blob over it is vandalism

167 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

tmz logic..if someone likes rough sex with their spouse .then if someone else forces themselves into rough sex with them they shouldnt be able to call the law.

167 days ago
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bkblueknight    

hes gonna do it again. hes that stupid. trust me

167 days ago
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Brian    

He should go around with a can of paint the color of the wall and clean up the idiot's garbage. He'll be helping clean up the neighborhoods.

167 days ago
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