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A German church faces vandalism causing $ 2000 property damage

On the 29th of June, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., unknown people entered the church of St. Pantaleon in Walpertshofen and vandalized it.


First, they damaged the entrance door of the church and inside tore a tile out of the wall.

Then, they ripped out the pages from the hymn and prayer books and scattered them through the church. The vandals continued to damage the church by lighting candles and spreading the wax on the floor and on the pews, in addition to knocking over chairs and flowers.

They fled the scene leaving significant property damage behind, which is estimated to amount to $ 2,000. 


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