Black church vandalized for a third time, officials call it ‘hate crime’

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By Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the vandalism of a predominantly black church on Florida’s Space Coast was a hate crime.

Melbourne Police Department officials told a news conference Monday that they are offering a cash award for information leading to any arrests. Police say vandals wrote “SS Charleston 2″ on the side of a pickup truck parked at New Shiloh Christian Church and then ransacked a section of the church.

Police say they believe the graffiti …read more

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