Dayton church reports two vandalism incidents

DAYTON — Police were called to the Holy Family Catholic Church on South Findlay Street twice this weekend on reports of vandalism.

Surveillance footage on Saturday showed one male suspect armed with a silver Easton baseball bat, breaking a window. After causing the damage the suspect fled the scene to a nearby alley. The damage occurred around 8:43 p.m. according to the police report

Police were then dispatched again to the church on Sunday for an additional damage report. Windows were reportedly broken and a statue was damaged. This incident is believed to have occurred around 5 p.m.

Authorities are unsure if the suspect committed both crimes. If you have any information on the suspect of these crimes you are asked to call Dayton Police at 937-333-2677.