St Stephen and All Martyrs entrance vandalised

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: February 18, 2024

The stone pinnacles from a church gate were stolen on the weekend of the church's 180th anniversary.

The church, first opened for worship on February 18, 1844, had been preparing to celebrate its 180th anniversary with a special event. While the event could still take place, the vandalism has caused a lot of upset in the community. The pinnacles were of great historic value. The police are investigating the case. 


Sources: Yahoo! News, The Bolton News

Image: The Bolton News