Break-in and Vandalism at Erlauf Church

Country: Austria

Date of incident: August 21, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private

Unknown perpetrators broke into the church in Erlauf sometime during the night of August 20-21, 2017. All the money in the church had been removed on the Sunday after the Mass, but the sacristy was ransacked, with boxes emptied and overturned. It is unclear whether anything was stolen. This was the fourth break-in at the church.