The Fourth Squad is investigating Criminal Tampering that occurred in Hewlett on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm.
According to detectives, Fourth Precinct Police responded to the St Joseph’s Church located at 1346 Broadway for a statue that had been wrapped in green, red, and black tape. Upon police arrival a Virgin Mary statue was observed wrapped up in the rear of the church. An investigation revealed that three unidentified male juveniles, two wearing yarmulke (no other description) were observed carrying rolls of tape and then fled through the parking lot north toward Noel Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.