Officers make an arrest following Cathedral Vandalism in the South End

At approximately 6:14pm Officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) arrested Michael Patzelt, 37, of Attleboro for a Vandalism incident that occurred in the South End.

Officers received a call for a suspicious person after the suspect had knocked off a female victims headwear. The suspect then proceeded to climb up the cross where he began to swing and hang from it, breaking off several parts of the cross. The suspect broke both the statues arms prior to officers responding and placed him under arrest.

Patzelt was placed under arrest and charged with: Assault & Malicious destruction of property. He is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.