Vandals Attack St. Augustine Church in Utrecht

Country: Netherlands

Date of incident: December 23, 2016

In the morning of December 23, 2016 a parish employee discovered the locked doors forced open, bibles torn, and the newly-restored processional cross destroyed. The pastor estimates damages in the thousands of euros. Police are investigating.

The church was closed to the public at the time of the incident, due to restoration work. Source: