NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are trying to track down two women suspected of vandalizing St. Patrick’s Cathedral during Saturday’s protests.
The suspects allegedly spray painted the F-word in big red letters on the outside of the church around 5:15 p.m. at East 51 Street and 5th Avenue.READ MORE: Police Trying To Identify Man Accused Of Making Anti-Asian Statements Toward Woman At Upper East Side Subway Station
“BLM” and “NYPDK” were also written on the adjacent wall, and George Floyd’s name was painted on the steps.READ MORE: COVID Hospitalizations Across Tri-State Area Reach Lowest Point In 4 Months
Police said the women fled east on 51st Street toward Madison Avenue.
One was wearing a dark colored tank top and shorts, and the other had on a white T-shirt and light colored shorts.MORE NEWS: Runway Renovations Underway At Newark Airport As Part Of $84.2 Million Project
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.