Well-known street character Ninja Man was today transferred from the Psychiatric Hospital to HMP Dodds on a charge of committing sacrilege.
The 60-year-old, of no fixed place of abode, whose real name is Anthony FitzPatrick Lynch had been at the Black Rock, St Michael institution for the past three weeks being assessed by doctors.
Ninja Man is alleged to have entered the St Michael’s Cathedral, a place of divine worship, sometime between August 6 and 8, stealing a $125 crucifix and a $25 surge protector belonging to the church.
He was not required to plead to the indictable charge.
The accused man will make his next appearance before Magistrate Douglas Frederick on November 15.