33-year-old arrested for allegedly vandalizing Toronto cenotaph

Nov 15 2019, 7:46 am

A 33-year-old man from Toronto has been arrested after the cenotaph at Old City Hall was vandalized earlier this week.

On Tuesday, November 12, at approximately 7:20 am, police say the cenotaph was vandalized with an apparent reference to the poem In Flanders Fields, written by John McCrae.

From photos shared on social media, you can see that someone spray-painted the words “Ye Broke Faith” on the front of the cenotaph.

On Friday, police announced they had arrested 33-year-old Thomas Christian Zaugg of Toronto in connection to the incident.

According to police, he was charged with one count of mischief under $5,000 and one count of mischief — interfere with lawful enjoyment of property

He is expected to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday morning.

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