Milan landmark Galleria Vittorio Emanuele vandalized
Three youths spray graffiti on side looking onto Piazza Duomo
(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 8 – One of Milan’s most famous and beautiful landmarks, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping arcade, was vandalized by graffiti late on Monday.
The large piece of graffiti was sprayed on the front of an upper section of the structure that looks out onto Milan Cathedral and Piazza del Duomo.
Three youths were filmed as they performed the act of vandalism at about 22:00.
Firefighters lit up the structure to help police catch the culprits but the three managed to get away over rooftops.
The vandalism was condemned by politicians of all colours.