Police: Anti-Trump graffiti spray painted on Idaho LDS church

Police: Anti-Trump graffiti spray painted on Idaho LDS church

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REXBURG, Idaho — The Rexburg Police Department is investigating an incident of vandalism that occurred prior to this weekend on a property owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Idaho.

According to police reports, an outbuilding belonging to the church in the 2300 West block of 2000 South was vandalized with the words “F— Trump” spray painted in green.

Church members reported the incident to Rexburg police on Nov. 12, EastIdahoNews.com reported.

Members then covered the graffiti with similar colored spray paint until the damage can be permanently fixed, according to Rexburg police.

“Our Church buildings are places of worship and community gathering where all are welcome. We are saddened by the damage that has occurred at this location,” local church spokesman Merv Brown said. “At this point authorities have just begun their initial investigation, and all inquiries should be referred to them.”

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