Vandalism and Burglary in Catholic Church of St. Bernard in Bad Herrenalb

Country: Germany

Date of incident: June 22, 2012

Unknown perpetrators broke into the church of St. Bernard and caused serious property damage. A candlestick was dragged from the side chapel and used to break the offertory box and the money inside was stolen. The money box under the statue of Saint Anthony was torn out of the wall. Many doors were damaged and the cupboards in the sacristy were opened, searched and turned upside down.