BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Police Department has released images of the man observed pulling a crucifix statue out of the ground on the 47th Street side of St. Vincent de Paul Church located at 979 Avenue C and throwing it down to the ground causing it to break.

The man is described as a white or light skinned Hispanic male, approximately 5'08" to 5'10" tall, 18 - 25 years old, wearing a blue t-shirt and blue denim shorts, dark hair in a comb over style.

As previously reported the incident took place at approximately 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

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