Chapel in Brunau am Inn the Victim of Theft and Vandalism

Country: Austria
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Tags: Desecration | Vandalism (form of hate crime)

January 01, 2017: Unknown perpetrators beheaded a statue of St. Barbara and stole a Christ figure from a cross and several other sacred objects. Damage is estimated at around 5,000 euros. Police are investigating.

Source: ORF