New Crime Wave Against Churches and Religious Buildings in England with an Average of 13 Incidents per Day

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: October 18, 2020

On October 18th, the Daily Mail wrote an article about the new "crime wave" against churches and cemeteries in England. The crimes include robbery, vandalism, personal attacks and rape. According to the Metropolitan Police around 1,106 crimes happened in religious locations, including 250 cases of violence against individuals, 273 burglaries, 188 arsons and criminal damage and 371 thefts.

Source: Daily MailEuro Weekly News


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