Australian tourists arrested on graffiti tour of Europe's rail network
French police have arrested two Australian tourists alleged to be on a tagging tour of Europe's rail network.
Police in Paris took the pair, aged 36 and 28, in for questioning on Wednesday and hoped to bring them before a magistrate immediately.
They are believed to have caused about 8,000 euros-worth of damage by spraying graffiti on Paris métro and national rail network trains during their stay in France.
A search of their hotel room brought to light about 20 spraycans and digital photos of their handiwork.
Police say the two men were embarked on "inter-rail tourism" with the aim of spraying graffiti on trains across Europe.