Three teenagers between the ages of 13 and 15 were arrested and accused of vandalizing a church in Cherokee County, authorities said.
The teens allegedly spray-pained a swastika, upside-down crosses and a negative reference to Jesus inside Faith Family Church at 5744 Bells Ferry Road in unincorporated Acworth, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Friday. AJC.com only identifies juveniles who are being charged as adults.
On June 3, deputies were called after the church was broken into, an undisclosed amount of money was taken and a trail of damage was left inside the building, AJC.com previously reported.
Several windows were broken, furniture was toppled over and light fixtures were broken, sheriff’s office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said.
The three suspects have been charged with second-degree burglary and causing damage to a place of worship, the post said.
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