Church vandal caught on camera in Queens

NEW YORK, NY – A man who hurled an object at a church in Queens on Sunday is being sought by police. While the Eagles and 49ers were hurling footballs in the NFC championship game, at around 3:56 pm, this suspect was hurling objects at the front door of the Grace Lutheran Church on Union Turnpike.

A video released by the NYPD shows the man throwing a rock at the front door before walking up the steps to get closer to the door, then fleeing.

Police have classified the incident as a hate crime.

Anyone with information in regard 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).

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