Chapel in Brunau am Inn the Victim of Theft and Vandalism

Country: Austria

Date of incident: January 1, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private

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