Date
4 December 2016
A policeman points to one of the suspects caught urinating in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney. Photo: Weibo
A policeman points to one of the suspects caught urinating in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney. Photo: Weibo

Wenzhou tourists arrested in Australia for urinating in garden

Chinese tourists have made headlines again for all the wrong reasons.

A photo of two male visitors from Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, urinating in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney has gone viral on WeChat, am730 reports.

One photo shows one of the men pinned to the ground by the police. Another shows the pair standing in front of the police, seemingly being scolded, with one in handcuffs, according to Apple Daily.

A press release from the Australian police is also making the rounds of WeChat, saying the two Chinese males, aged 41 and 66, were caught urinating in the botanical garden.

When approached by the police, the two tried to flee. The older man got into an argument with the police and resisted arrest, according to the press release.

The 66-year-old was arrested for offensive behavior and resisting arrest while the 41-year-old was arrested for offensive behavior.

The case was brought to court on Monday.

Netizens could not help but feel disgusted by the incident.

Some said there must be a toilet nearby and that they should have gone there instead.

Others linked the pair to several incidents in Europe, suggesting the province is renowned for producing some of the worst offenders.

Some netizens said Australians are not much better, adding they urinate in bushes and throw cigarette butts everywhere.

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