A photo from social media showing police at the scene at Government House on Saturday afternoon.
A man was arrested on Saturday afternoon for damaging the Christopher Columbus statue at Government House with a sledge hammer.
According to reports, police were dispatched to the scene at around 1.20pm and arrested him. He was also found to be in possession of a bullet proof vest.
The man was taken into custody for damage to government property and unlawful possession. Investigations into this matter are ongoing.
Video from social media shows the man shouting and causing extensive damage to the statue.