Residents of a quiet community west of Winnipeg are struggling to understand an act of senseless violence over the weekend.
Headingley RCMP received a report of a break and enter at 8 a.m. May 26. The suspect(s) smashed statues and discharged a fire extinguisher.
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Police are asking anyone who may have seen anything to contact the local detachment (204) 888-0358, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online.
The church is one of three in the rural municipality just outside Winnipeg off Highway 1 West.
It is the second act of vandalism to happen at a church in and around Winnipeg in less than a week.
The head of a statue at the Sts. Vladimir and Olga Cathedral on McGregor Street was removed during the early hours of May 22.
The missing piece was later found in a duffel bag and returned to the church.
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