No Charges in Subway Graffiti Case

The Swedish police say they are dropping the investigation in a headline-grabbing case where an art student covered a subway station and a train car with graffiti and smashed a car window - because they can not prove that the student is guilty.

The incident exploded in the Swedish media when the student revealed the action in his videoed filmed examination project for the University College of Art and Design here in Stockholm

Since the film showing a masked man spraying paint and diving through a car window onto a subway platform was approved by the university, sharp criticism denounced the school for encouraging students to ignore the law in the name of art.

The Stockholm subway system is still demanding large damages.