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Suffolk Police Investigating Vandalism of Religious Statue in Port Jefferson Station

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A Virgin Mary statue was damaged at Church of Saint Gerard Majella, according to officials.

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SCPD are seeking the people who damaged a religious statue in Port Jefferson Station.

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Port Jefferson Station, NY - March 19, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Hate Crime Section detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person or people who damaged a religious statue in Port Jefferson Station.
 
A Virgin Mary statue was damaged at Church of Saint Gerard Majella, located at 300 Terryville Road, sometime between March 16 and March 18. The incident is being investigated as a Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree as a Hate Crime.
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.