Vandals Destroy Shrine Outside Church on Pentecost
Date of incident: June 9, 2019
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Unidentified vandals targeted the St. Josef Catholic Church in Ebingen, Albstadt during the night of June 9th (Whitsunday to Whitmonday). They damaged the shrine outside the church by smashing the glass pane, tore down flowerpots, and destroyed candles. They also smashed the mirror glass in the bathroom which is accessible from the outside with a rock. Property damage amounts to about 100 euros.
Source: Police press release