Live updates as Banksy confirms Nottingham artwork is his creation

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World famous street artist Banksy has confirmed an image painted on a wall in Lenton is his own creation.

The illusive artist confirmed the news with a post on his official Instagram page on Saturday morning, October 17.

The work first came to attention on on a wall off Ilkeston Road in Nottingham on Thursday, October 15, and depicts a child hula-hooping with the missing tyre of a nearby bike.

Speculation mounted earlier this week that is was made by the artist and Nottingham City Council installed a perspex screen next to it, though experts were not convinced it was a genuine Banksy.

Earlier today a fellow street artist from Birmingham, Itchers, had laid claim

 link source - Nottingham Post

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