Drunk hipster is filmed urinating on doorstep of New York City church then smashing two holy statues
- The man was filmed outside Our Lady of Consolation church in Williamsburg at 4am on Sunday
- He urinated, staring up at the two statues of the angels, then knocked them over
- Police are now sharing surveillance footage of the incident to try to find him
- They say they are investigating it as a potential hate crime
The NYPD is hunting a hipster who relieved himself on the doorstep of a church in Brooklyn then smashed two of its angel statues that were placed nearby on Sunday.
The man was filmed approaching Our Lady of Consolation church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at 4am on Sunday.
He stumbled around the front entrance then urinated on the steps under the watchful gaze of the church’s surveillance cameras.
The man walked into the Our Lady of Consolation’s entrance way in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Sunday at 4am and urinated in front of it
The man was wearing a dark colored pea coat, beige slacks and some Van’s sneakers
Rather than walk away once he had finished, the man then pushed over two statues, causing them to smash on the ground.
He then walked away, turning back once to look at the damage he had caused.
The NYPD is investigating the incident as a potential hate crime. Officers are asking for information about the man.
After he had finished, he pushed two of the statues that were towering above him over
As he walked away, he kept his eyes on the holy site he had just desecrated
He was dressed in a dark colored pea coat, beige pants and a pair of dark blue Van’s sneakers which had white laces.
The man is described as being in his early 30s.
He has brown hair and a slight beard.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800 577-TIPS.
This is what was left of the statues after the man’s attack on Sunday morning