CCTV image of man throwing stones at statue in Piazza Navona
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Vandals attack monuments in Rome

An American student has been caught scaling the wall of the Colosseum, apparently to chip pieces of stone off the structure.

It follows an attack on a marble statue in the Piazza Navona and the throwing of a rock at the Trevi Fountain in the city centre.

David Willey reports from Rome.

  • 05 Sep 2011
  • From the section Europe