Brooklyn church vandalized

February 1, 2012 7:58:35 PM PST
Two religious statues were damaged and graffiti scrawled on Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The Statue of St. Jude was knocked over and broken, and graffiti was scrawled over the statue of the Virgin Mary.

V's were drawn on the statue's foreheads. Curse word and names written on the Virgin Mary statue.

Graffiti was also found scrawled on the church.

The vandalism was discovered by church staff just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

No arrests were made, and police are treating it as a hate crime.

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