The 26-year-old could reach a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
On Sunday afternoon, around 4:40 p.m., a young man was caught damaging the Hemicycle to Juarez, where he “decapitated” the figure of a Eagle.
“Uniforms of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) of Mexico City, attached to the security and surveillance of the Alameda Central, located on Avenida Juárez, Cuauhtémoc City Hall, where the monument of the Hemicycle to Benito Juárez is located, they arrested a young man of 26 years of age, after being surprised when it caused damage to the place ”, SSC reported in a statement.
“An auxiliary police officer noticed when the man damaged the eagle-shaped sculpture that is on the site, so he stopped the young man and, in the face of his resistance, requested support,” he said.
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“When other SSC police arrived, the subject was insured and made available by the officers before the corresponding Public Ministry agent, who will determine his legal status, for the crime of damage to a historical monument,” the Secretariat concluded.
According to the media, the person responsible could reach a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
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