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DURYEA - Two statues and the organ at the Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church on Stephenson Street were vandalized with black spray paint Saturday, police said.
Chief Nick Lohman said police were called to the church around 3:15 p.m. Officer Chuck Swisher received a call from Rev. Andrew Sinnott who reported the vandalism occurred between 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. The church was unlocked during that time period.
The damaged statues are in the basement and the organ is in the second-floor choir loft.
There was no other damage and nothing was missing.
Police collected evidence in the church, but asked for assistance from the public in the investigation.
Anyone who was in the area of the church during the time when the vandalism occurred and saw someone near the building or either enter or leave it is asked to contact the Duryea Police Department at 570 457-1721 extension 2.
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