Clifford's Tower graffiti: York man charged

Clifford's Tower in York Clifford's Tower was built in 1068 in the reign of William the Conqueror

A man has been charged with criminal damage after graffiti was daubed on Clifford's Tower in York, one of the city's most famous landmarks.

The 31-year-old man, of St Mary's, York, was due to appear before the city's magistrates on Wednesday.

He was arrested on Tuesday after graffiti was painted on the wall of the 11th Century castle.

Police said they had received reports of similar damage to the York Crown Court building earlier the same day.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC York & North Yorkshire



Min. Night 0 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.