UK - Teen arrested after swastika sprayed on Camden synagogue walls

- A teenager has been arrested after a synagogue was defaced with swastikas in north-west London.

Police received reports around 7:40 p.m. Saturday of a man spraying swastikas on the walls of a synagogue in Belsize Square, Camden.

Officers arrived shortly after and started looking for the suspect.

They found a 16-year-old boy nearby shortly after 8 p.m. and arrested him on suspicion of religiously aggravated criminal harm.

He has been taken into custody.

Police said they also found other swastikas sprayed on nearby walls.

Scotland Yard said an investigation is underway to determine if the same person is responsible.