‘He was in a Rage’: Vandal Spends Nearly Two Hours Destroying Exterior of Catholic Church

For nearly two hours, a man wearing blue jeans and no shirt could be seen on security video vandalizing the outside of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga in the early morning hours Wednesday.

“He walked around both buildings in their entirety,” said Tara Christen, parish office manager at the church. “And bashed everything that he could.”

Father Rev. Rickey Gremillion arrived at the church around 8 a.m. for morning mass and noticed a wreckage of flower pots, dirt and broken glass.

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