NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to track down a man they say vandalized a church in Brooklyn.
It happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. last Thursday at Saint Athanasius Church on Bay Parkway.READ MORE: Washington Heights Public School Celebrates Record 90% Graduation Rate With In-Person Pomp And Circumstance
Police say the suspect entered the grounds and tore down a large cross with a statue of Jesus.READ MORE: NYPD Hosts Block Party In Same Mount Eden Neighborhood Where Children Were Caught In Middle Of Gunfire
He’s also accused of burning an American flag on the front of the building and damaging a fence.MORE NEWS: NYPD Introducing New Crisis Response Training To De-Escalate Situations Where Suspect Does Not Have A Gun
Anyone with information about the suspect 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.