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Vandals Strike at St. Francois-Xavier Church

May 27, 2019 5:18 PM | News

St. Francois-Xavier Church

Statues were smashed and items strewn inside a St. Francois-Xavier church over the weekend. (RCMP HANDOUT)

St. Francois-Xavier Church

Further damage inside a St. Francois-Xavier church. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Parishioners of the Roman Catholic Church in the RM of St. Francois-Xavier are picking up the pieces after vandals broke in over the weekend.

RCMP received a report of the break and enter Sunday morning, which resulted in smashed statues and other damage inside the church. It appears a fire extinguisher was also used and sprayed inside to cause even further damage.

A vehicle was seen in the church parking lot at approximately 1 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Headingley RCMP at (204) 888-0358 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
RCMP continue to investigate.

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