Two Thefts from Vienna Churches

Country: Austria

Date of incident: May 27, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Witnesses called the police from two different churches in Vienna (Michaelerplatz and Florianigasse) to report thefts from the offertory box in the middle of the day on May 27th. Both suspects were arrested while they were still in and around the church buildings. The police found coins in double-digit total value on each of the perpetrators.

Source: Police press release
Photo by Diana Ringo, CC BY-SA 3.0