NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A historic Black church on Staten Island was vandalized earlier this week.
Chopper 2 was over Rossville AME Zion Church in the Sandy Ground section of the borough on Wednesday morning.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Smashed glass could be seen on the building’s front door. Basement windows were also smashed, but nothing appeared to be taken.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
Police said officers responded to a 911 call of criminal mischief at the location on Monday night.
The church has been in the community since the early 1800s.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.