Local & Regional
Tue July 28, 2009
By Associated Press
Sapulpa, OK – Sapulpa chapel hit by vandals
SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) Police in Sapulpa are looking for vandals who heavily damaged a small chapel that provides food and clothing for the needy.
Officials say the Harvest Chapel Outreach was heavily damaged with Satanic sayings drawn on walls and religious symbols, a broken toilet that cause flooding and a piano damaged.
A cost estimate of the damage was not available.
Pastor Carol Hoke says most of the food and clothing for the needy is ruined. She says the vandalism occurred between a Thursday night meeting at the chapel and early Sunday afternoon before scheduled services.
Police have recovered a hammer used in the incident and are testing it for fingerprints.
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