UPDATE: WFPD investigation continues following church vandalism

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UPDATE: Oct. 17, 12 p.m.

Wichita Falls Police are still looking for the vandal or vandals who spray-painted obscene graffiti on the New Jerusalem Baptist Church on Borton.

Part of the church exterior wall was covered with foul language and swastikas in blue spray paint.

Police say they have a few leads and a possible suspect but no arrests have been made.

They say it happened sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

Congregation members have since cleaned the building to remove the paint.

The pastor, Angus Thompson says he doesn’t understand why anyone would do this, as the church is a food pantry and provides free health screenings.

He said this will not stop the church from continuing to serve the community.

Thompson has asked area pastors to come to the church this Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to discuss community outreach and programs.


WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Members of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church are cleaning up graffiti after the church was vandalized Wednesday afternoon.

According to pastor Angus Thompson, a woman witnessed the vandalism Wednesday afternoon and now officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department are investigating.

Thompson said he doesn’t understand why anyone would do this as the church is a food pantry and provides health screenings, but he said this won’t stop the church from continuing to serve the community.

He said students from Hirschi High School offered to come help clean up the graffiti, but church members had already started work.

Thompson has asked area pastors to come to the church on Saturday from 10 a.m.–noon to discuss community outreach and programs.

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