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Vandals strike Warren County church on back-to-back nights

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two instances of vandalism involving a local church.

Sometime late Sunday and again late Monday, vandals broke windows and defaced property at the Mount Alban M.B. Church on Mount Alban Road.

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said individuals on Sunday night broke out windows, apparently using rocks, on the main church building and the building connected to the church that is currently under construction.

The following night, after those windows had been repaired, vandals again broke windows and left behind profane messages on the church driveway written with child’s sidewalk chalk. He said deputies Wednesday took a 13-year-old teenager into custody in connection with the incidents. The teen is being held at the Warren County Youth Detention Center.

Since then, the church has not moved ahead with replacing the windows damaged, deciding instead to leave the windows boarded up.

Investigators with the sheriff’s office are searching for any information that would lead to an arrest of other individuals responsible for the vandalism.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 601-636-1761.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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