Attempted Arson at St. Gregory's Church in Kevindale During Funeral Preparations

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: October 8, 2020

On October 8th two young men forcefully broke into St Gregory's Church in Kevindale by smashing a window of the side chapel. They were caught by the parish priest while they tried to set fire inside the church. The two also caused some other vandalism inside the church. The priest chased the two perpetrators down the road but did not catch them. The vandals broke in during ongoing preparations for a funeral. The community of the church was shocked and demands reparations. The police is investigating.

Source: The Scottish Sun 

Photo by The Scottish Sun