Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Police investigate suspected arson at Church

The Christian community has been rocked by an event that was once thought unthinkable in Barbados.

The Royal Barbados Police Force is investigating a reported case of arson which occurred sometime between 11:30 am yesterday and 12 midday, at the St Martin Anglican Church in St Philip.

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Some unknown person set fire to the altar, two kneeling stools and a prayer book belonging to the said Church. 

While these items were extensively burnt, there was no other damage to any other property.

Two fire tenders with seven personnel responded to the scene and extinguished the flames.

Anyone who witnessed or may have any information about the circumstances surrounding this matter should contact District 'C' Police Station at 418 8200 or any other Police Station.

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