Dungannon chapel graffiti is ‘hate crime’

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GRAFFITI has been daubed on the walls of St Patrick’s Church in Dungannon in an overnight incident which police are treating as a hate crime.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the matter to contact them.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Sometime overnight between Tuesday 29th July and Wednesday 30th July, it was reported that graffiti were painted onto a chapel in the area. At this stage, police are treating the incident as a hate crime. Enquiries are continuing.”

Officers can be contacted at Dungannon Police Station on the 101 non-emergency number.

Information can also be given anonymously via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.