Vandal who was caught on camera trying to TEAR a cross off the roof of church in east London is arrested after video provoked fury
- Footage shows moment a man rips a cross from an east London Baptist church
- Police have arrested the suspect on the scene for suspicion of criminal damage
- Cross was recovered and suspect remains in custody, said Metropolitan police
A man who attempted to rip a large cross from the roof of an east London church has been arrested by police.
Footage posted on social media appears to show a man repeatedly trying to pull a wooden cross from its base above the entrance to Chadwell Heath Baptist Church in Romford.
With the hood of a coat placed over the cross the man can be seen using all his force to release the cross from the roof of the church.