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Statue Damaged At Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church In Deer Park

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Statue of St. Methodius at Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church - Deer Park, NY - May 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Statue of St. Methodius at Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church – Deer Park, NY – May 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

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DEER PARK, NY (WCBS 880) - A statue at a Long Island church was damaged after it was apparently knocked to the ground.

WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall: There Is A $5,000 Reward

Statue of St. Methodius at Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church - Deer Park, NY - May 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Statue of St. Methodius at Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church - Deer Park, NY - May 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Church workers put the Statue of St. Methodius back in place, but pieces were still on the ground in the back of Ss. Cyril And Methodius Roman Catholic Church In Deer Park on Wednesday.

Authorities say the crime happened on May 7 or 8.

The church is located at 125 Half Hollow Road.

There is a reward of up to $5,000 for anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hate Crimes Unit at 631-852-6323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept anonymous.

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