Breaking: 'Man Dressed As Elderly Woman In A Wheelchair' Tried To Vandalise The Mona Lisa 

Art fans were left shocked after cake was smeared across the Mona Lisa painting in an attack

It is not clear what the man's motive was behind and how he smuggled the cake into the museum

Images and videos of the famous painting stained with cake cream went viral on social media on Sunday

According to eyewitnesses, the perpetrator was a man in a wheelchair who wore a wig

He suddenly stood up and approached the painting. At first, he tried to destroy the display case

When that didn't work, he threw the cake onto the canvas and spread it over the glass panel

He also sprinkled roses before he was knocked to the ground by security