The luminous fir of San Juan de la Cruz and that of the Emperor’s roundabout, the nativity scene of the Alcala Gate, the flag of Spain from the Juan Bravo bridge, the menina of the Paseo del Prado, and the chains that run through the Plaza de Colón to that of Emilio Castelar were left in the dark yesterday. The Christmas decorations installed by the Madrid City Council suffered a sabotage.
The perpetrators of the vandalism have claimed the damage on their social networks on the pretext that the houses of the Cañada Real they have been without electricity for more than 400 days. “Yesterday there were sabotages to various elements of the Christmas lighting that were solved during the day.”, Explained to ABC from the Works and Equipment Area, the person in charge of installing the lights in the capital.
The matter was immediately brought to the attention of the Municipal Police, who will be in charge of tracking the Twitter account that has claimed the facts and will initiate proceedings for damages. The value of the damages is being valued to pass them on to those responsible.