Youth Gang Attacks Church Pastor in Rochdale

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: February 28, 2009

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



The pastor of Zion Baptist Church in Rochdale was attacked by a gang of up to 20 youths. Pastor Dennis Rigg and his brother were making preparations in the church building for their father’s funeral when the group attacked the pastor and shouted out abuse relating to their Christian faith.

Source:

http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/news-features/2/news/19846/gang-of-youths-attack-pastor-and-his-church-again