Statue of Sainte-Barbe Smashed
Date of incident: April 17, 2019
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
A statue of the patron saint of miners and firefighters was removed from its glass case in a square in front of a church in the small town of Belle-Roche (Cocheren) and smashed to the ground by unknown vandals.
Police opened an investigation after the mayor filed a complaint.