Connect with us

News and Views

ABC News: Vandals Bust Windows at Cedar Rapids Mosque

Published

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police believe that vandals busted five windows at a Cedar Rapids mosque overnight.

Nothing was missing from the Islamic Center of Cedar Rapids, 2999 First Ave. SW, when the damage was discovered early Tuesday. It happened sometime between 10:30 p.m. Monday and 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, when members started arriving for a prayer service, police said.

Sgt. Cristy Hamblin, a police spokeswoman, said vandals used large rocks and other blunt objects to break an office window, two windows by the entryway and two glass doors. The damage was estimated at $3,000.

Keep supporting MuslimMatters for the sake of Allah

Alhamdulillah, we're at over 850 supporters. Help us get to 900 supporters this month. All it takes is a small gift from a reader like you to keep us going, for just $2 / month.

The Prophet (SAW) has taught us the best of deeds are those that done consistently, even if they are small. Click here to support MuslimMatters with a monthly donation of $2 per month. Set it and collect blessings from Allah (swt) for the khayr you're supporting without thinking about it.

“It doesn’t look like (the vandals) went into the building,” Hamblin said.

Police were determining whether any possible surveillance caught the vandalism. Hamblin said an automatic alarm at the facility did not activate, but the reason why was not described in the police report.

Source: ABC News (KCRG-TV)

Keep supporting MuslimMatters for the sake of Allah

Alhamdulillah, we're at over 850 supporters. Help us get to 900 supporters this month. All it takes is a small gift from a reader like you to keep us going, for just $2 / month.

The Prophet (SAW) has taught us the best of deeds are those that done consistently, even if they are small. Click here to support MuslimMatters with a monthly donation of $2 per month. Set it and collect blessings from Allah (swt) for the khayr you're supporting without thinking about it.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Trending