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VIDEO: Man knocks over, damages religious statue at Brooklyn church

In the surveillance video, the suspect is seen just walking up to statue and pushing it to the ground.

The alleged suspect was caught on video walking up to the statues and knocking oneNYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who decided to commit a random crime at a holy location.

On Feb. 2 at 3:50 a.m. the man — who was captured on surveillance video — is seen walking up to statues at Our Lady of Consolation Church located at 184 Metropolitan Ave. in Brooklyn, according to authorities.

He then knocks over one of the religious statues, causing it to hit the floor and be damaged, police said. The suspect then walks away from the location.

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In the video, according to police, the suspect appears to have a beard and was seen wearing a dark ski cap, dark hooded sweatshirt with “distinctive designs” on the front and back.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 

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