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Tennessee church vandalized with racial slurs, depictions of the male reproductive system

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Representatives in Tennessee is investigating after racial slurs and graphic images of male genitalia were spray painted on the church this week.

Reverend James Mitchell, of Napier pentecostal church in Hohenwald, Tenn., about 60 miles south-south-west of the Country, told Fox News that he has discovered the graffiti when he arrived at the church on Wednesday after-noon.

Mitchell said the swastikas, graphic images of male genitalia, racial slurs, and other phrases had been spray painted on the outside of the building.

In Tennessee, deputies investigating after racial slurs and graphic images of male genitalia were spray painted on a church.
(James Mitchell)

Written to to our back door, was that “there is no God,” and, under that, she wrote the letter ” U ” with a heart underneath that, and below it was a male genitalia drawing,” Mitchell said, describing one of the attacks.

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Mitchell told Fox News that when he discovered the vandalism, he was “a little broken-hearted that someone would do something like that to a church, especially one of us.”

“I would have never thought that I would be the pastor of a church, that is, someone took their frustration and aggravations, by vandalism, or in writing, of the nature of the things they’re doing,” he added.

Reverend James Mitchell, of Napier pentecostal church in Hohenwald, Tenn., that is, it is about an hour and half south west of Nashville, told Fox News that when he arrived at the church on Wednesday afternoon, he discovered a graffiti.
(James Mitchell)

Mitchell said he contacted the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department immediately, and as soon as the investigators made a report on the damage, he began to remove from the building, and with the help of the members of the church, and the nearby campers.

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed to Fox News that the investigation of the case.

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Mitchell told authorities he was asked if everyone was angry with the church, as he had been receiving threats recently.

“Personally, I couldn’t think of anyone that would be angry at us, for whatever reason, to write about what she did,” Mitchell said.

He told Fox News that the church has surveillance cameras and he was looking at the pictures.

Reverend James Mitchell, of Napier pentecostal church, said that he believes that a young person has to be responsible, ” since it’s summer time and teenagers can get bored,” and because of the spelling errors and the type of slurs that have been spray painted on the building.
(James Mitchell)

“Who is it to be able to reach the location, first of all, because it’s the first thing the person did was to spray paint the camera,” Mitchell told Fox News. “So, I wasn’t able to catch the person in front of the camera.”

Mitchell said that he believes that a young person has to be responsible, ” since it is summer, and the young people will have time to get bored.” He also referred to the spelling errors and the type of slurs that have been spray painted on the building.

“I’m just praying and hoping that the person who did it, that they don’t allow that kind of hate and attitude for their future to be dictated by it,” Mitchell said. “As a young person, and their future would be so much better if they were not tied up in ideology.”

Mitchell told Fox News he does not plan to press charges.

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“I’m just praying that they realize that what they were doing was wrong,” he said.

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