Police find swastika painted on doors of Bridgeport cathedral

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Police officers on patrol in Bridgeport discovered a swastika on the doors of a cathedral in Bridgeport.

Police say the swastika was found on the doors of St. Augustine's Cathedral. Police say when they went up to the doors the paint was still tacky.

Police tell News 12 the surrounding buildings have surveillance cameras and hope the footage will help with their investigation.

"It's alarming to me because this kind of hateful message cannot be tolerated anywhere specifically in this city of Bridgeport," says Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez. "It is a multicultural city."

Neighbors say they will pray for whoever vandalized the cathedral.

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