Arson at St. Magnus Church at Schussenried Abbey

Country: Germany

Date of incident: July 29, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



An unknown arsonist set fire to a cloth in the St. Magnus church of the Schussenried Abbey in Bad Schussenried on July 29th. The fire then extended to pictures and a wooden cross nearby. A witness noticed the fire and was able to extinguish it. Police are investigating.

The witness describes the arsonist as a 20 to 30-year-old man with short hair and a height of about 165-170 cm. He was wearing a green T-shirt and beige colored shorts. For information contact police in Bad Schussenried (telephone: 07583/942020)


Source: Police press release