Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church.

Aaron Urbanski was arrested Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a breakfast with Santa event. Police say they found three people demonstrating outside the church after responding to a trespassing complaint.

Authorities say Urbanski refused to leave and continued to cause a disturbance. Urbanski, who was charged with criminal trespass, has been booked into the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center.

Don’t Mess With Santa! While I understand folks right to protest, Cleburne loves Santa and those protestors who were...

Posted by Scott Cain, Cleburne Mayor on Saturday, 8 December 2018

Cleburne Mayor Scott Cain weighed in on Facebook, saying "Don't Mess With Santa!" The mayor continued: "Guess they wanted coal in their stockings to go with a court appearance."

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