Man arrested over damage to portrait of the Queen

A 41-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of criminal damage after a portrait of the Queen was defaced in Westminster Abbey, Scotland Yard said.

The portrait at Westminster Abbey before it was defaced. Credit: ITV News

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Queen's portrait defaced

A man has been arrested after a portrait of the Queen in Westminster Abbey was defaced with paint. Campaigners Fathers4Justice say it believes one of its members tried to write "help" on it.