Los Angeles Catholic school vandalized, religious items desecrated

.- On May 24, the school of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, which is located in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, was vandalized in an apparent hate crime.

Police officers responded on Monday to a report of a break-in at St. Rose of Lima Catholic school in Maywood, Calif. After surveying the extensive damage done to the kitchen area, police began to realize the malicious nature of the crime.

In addition to the number “666” being written in different parts of the kitchen, a cross was displayed sacrilegiously and a picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe was stabbed with a knife.

Maywood police said that the evidence displayed was consistent with the nature of a hate crime. No arrests have been reported at this time and the Maywood – Cuhady Police Department is asking for public assistance in helping solve the investigation.


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