300 Year Old Sandstone Crucifix Damaged and Stolen
Date of incident: July 10, 2018
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Sometime between July 8th and 10th unknown perpetrators smashed the "Hansenkreuz" with an object heavy enough to break the cross from its base and stole the sandstone crucifix, leaving only fragments behind. The Hansenkreuz had been standing at a crossroads in Dierscheid in the forest area of Kellerberg for 300 years. Police opened an investigation.
Witnesses with information are requested to contact the Trier police: 06571-926-0 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources: Presseportal Rheinland-Pfalz Polizei