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Woman cleans Ponte Vecchio after writing with nail polish

Turkish tourist fined 160 euros for defacing Florence bridge

16 October, 19:31
Woman cleans Ponte Vecchio after writing with nail polish (ANSA) - Florence, October 16 - A tourist was forced to clean nail polish off Florence's Ponte Vecchio Wednesday after she was spotted by municipal police writing names on the historic bridge.

The woman, 27, from Turkey, was fined 160 euros for vandalism.

The incident came two weeks after a German tourist was forced to clean an area of the Ponte Vecchio where his daughter drew stars on the bridge with an orange felt-tip pen.

The German tourist was also fined 160 euros.

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