Hattiesburg Police arrest suspect in church vandalism

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police have arrested a person they believe is responsible for vandalizing Temple Baptist Church on Hardy Street.

Police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Marcum of Petal and charged him with one count of malicious mischief.

Authorities believe Marcum is responsible for damage done to Temple Baptist East totaling thousands of dollars.

No other arrests are expected at this time.