Man disturbs Mass and is suspected to have stolen a Crucifix in a Parisian Church

Country: France

Date of incident: March 17, 2023

On 17. March, a man loudly disturbed the Mass at the Saint-Hippolyte Church in Paris. He is also suspected to have stolen a Crucifix from a Parisian Church the day before. The crucifix, which was probably taken down during the theft, was found "broken into several pieces" on a nearby street corner, according to the police. The man is already flagged with a "fiche S", which means, the French State regards him as a danger to public safety. He has also been classified as a potential Islamist. He has also been sent to a psychiatric investigation.

Source: France InfoFrance Bleu

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