Church Vandalism - Laurel County

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Tommy Houston along with Deputy Brandon Broughton are investigating a vandalism which occurred at Mount Carmel Church located on KY 490 approximately 8 miles north of London on Saturday night July 4, 2015.

Apparently, unknown individual(s) spray-painted a cross and the wording Wyld Boys on the church sign located next to the road.

In addition, windows on the church building were also spray-painted and it appeared that an attempt was made to set the back-side of the church on fire. Heavy rain overnight apparently kept the vandals from burning the church building.

Anyone with any information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff's office at 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000. Information will be confidential.

Investigation is continuing Laurel County Sheriff's office.


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