Vandalism attack on French Institute leads to one arrest

TAGS: Society

Police arrested one person and temporarily detained another five on Monday following the vandalism of the building in central Athens housing the French Institute.

A group of assailants, believed to be members of anti-establishment groups, used red paint to deface the building on Sina Street before fleeing.

Shortly after the incident, police detained six people, one of whom was charged with possession of a weapon.