Police make arrest following Virgin Mary statue smashing at St. John Kanty Church

Posted at 12:59 PM, May 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-18 08:13:28-04

Buffalo Police say they have made an arrest in connection to a vandalized Virgin Mary statue at St. John Kanty Church.

Police say 18-year-old Kalil Colbert destroyed the statue with a baseball bat and left a note inside the statue.

The nearly four-foot statue of the Virgin Mary had been sitting in a garden at the front pf the church on Swinburne Street for the past four years.

Colbert has been charged with aggravated harassment and a hate crime. 

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