HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) – Hastings Police are asking for help catching a vandal who spray painted graffiti of a possibly satanic nature on the side of a church.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured After Ramsey Crash
Five-pointed stars inside circles and an upside down cross have now been washed off of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church’s brick walls and windows, but remnants of the graffiti remain.READ MORE: 2 Dead In Crash On Anoka's Main Street Following Police Pursuit
Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell says the nature of this vandalism is a concern to his department.
“While graffiti incidents are a concern in any community anywhere, anytime it’s motivated potentially by religious issues or race, gender – those are things that we ultimately step-up our level of investigation and want to know why,” Schnell said.MORE NEWS: Driver Gets Stuck In Concrete In Rochester While Fleeing Police
Anyone with information about this case should call Hastings Police. There is a reward for information leading to an arrest.