Sydney man charged after urinating on Hyde Park Anzac Memorial


A 25-year-old has been arrested and charged after an ill-fated toilet stop in the Sydney CBD overnight.

A late-night toilet stop has resulted in a man being hit with a criminal charge after he allegedly urinated on the Anzac Memorial in Sydney’s CBD overnight.

The 25-year-old Randwick man was walking through Hyde Park just after midnight on Sunday when he approached the memorial.

Police allege the man stopped at and began to urinate on the side of the building.

Security stopped the man and detained him before calling police.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command arrested the 25-year-old.

He was taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with committing an offensive act on a war memorial or interment site.

The man was granted conditional bail and will appear at Downing Centre Local Court on February 24.

Originally published as Man charged after urinating on Hyde Park Anzac Memorial