Hattiesburg church vandalized with graffiti

Hattiesburg church vandalized with graffiti
Red spray paint covers multiple windows, walls and doors at Venture Church. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Two law enforcement agencies are working together to find the suspect or suspects responsible for tagging a Hattiesburg church with graffiti overnight.

Hattiesburg police said the vandalism at Venture Church on Lincoln Road was discovered Tuesday morning.

Red spray paint covers multiple windows, walls and doors at the church. Photos shared on the Hattiesburg Police Department’s Facebook page show the phrases “God forbids materials in heaven” and “why so serious?” were painted on the church.

INFORMATION NEEDED: On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Hattiesburg police responded to a report of graffiti sprayed on a...

Posted by Hattiesburg Police Department (Official) on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Police could not provide more details on the investigation at this time but said anyone with knowledge of the incident should contact HPD or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867. The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is also assisting in the investigation.

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