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Church Asks For Help After Vandalism Incidents

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington church says it needs the community's help after someone vandalized its property three times this year. 

Pax Christi Catholic Church said the latest incident happened early Thursday morning. Security video shows several people in hoodies kicking and breaking the statue of St. Francis of Assisi.

According to the church, property was also vandalized in September and October. Video from the two nights shows possibly the same group breaking that St. Francis statue one night and another the month before. 

The church wants to know who keeps doing this and why. 

"We want to treat them with the mercy that God treats all of us, but they need to understand that what they have done is wrong and get some help, because this is showing signs of a desperate character," said Melissa Holland, with Pax Christi Catholic Church. 

The church has turned over all video to Lexington Police, who are investigating the matter. 

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