Catholic School in Bubry Sacked by Vandals

Country: France

Date of incident: January 1, 1970

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Education / Private



The kindergarten and elementary private Catholic school Sainte-Hélène Bubry was attacked and the damage is estimated at several thousand euros.

All areas of the school were damaged: the furniture and equipment in classrooms were destroyed, including new interactive whiteboards. Coat racks were ripped from walls and electrical wires were ripped out. The damage being assessed, already amounting to several tens of thousands of euros, according to the school staff.
"It is incomprehensible, we do not understand who did it and why," said the  president of the school association. "When you attack a school, you attack children."

A complaint was filed and an investigation is underway.
Source: Ouest France