Statues Vandalized At Saint Philip The Apostle

September 8, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT

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Statues Vandalized At Saint Philip The Apostle

September 8, 2011 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY ( release ) Cheektowaga Police are investigating a case of vandalism at Saint Philip The Apostle Catholic Church located at 950 Losson Road, after 3 statues were found defaced or destroyed Wednesday night.

The Pastor, Father David Borowiak discovered the damage Thursday morning at 6:25 a.m.

One statue was completely destroyed and two of the statues had their faces removed.

Several notes were found at the scene and are being processed for possible clues to the suspect or suspects. The notes referred to biblical verses and allude to having false idols.

Damage to the statues is estimated at $21,000.00.

There is no suspect at this time, however police suspect that more than one person was involved in the crime. Cheektowaga detectives are asking that anyone with information or suspect who may be responsible for the vandalism to call 686-3979.