Rothko painting vandal jailed

A man has been jailed for two years for defacing a painting by artist Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern gallery.

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Man arrested after Rothko artwork defaced

A man has been arrested in connection with the criminal damage to a Mark Rothko painting at Tate Modern, the Metropolitan Police Service has announced.

The 26-year-old man, who has not been named, was arrested about 9pm this evening by Sussex Police - on behalf of the MPS - at an address in Worthing.

The suspect is currently in custody at a Sussex police station and will be escorted overnight to a police station in London by officers from the MPS, police added.

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