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Churches in Stratford, West Ham and Leytonstone targeted in arson attacks

Churches in Stratford, West Ham and Leytonstone targeted in arson attacks

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
20/06/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Three churches across east London were targeted in a series of arson attacks, according to church leaders. Archdeacon of West Ham, Elwin Cockett, said he was "shocked and saddened" by the vandalism and arson attacks at three churches yesterday (Wednesday, June 19) - St John's church in Stratford, St Matthew's in West Ham and Cann Hall Road Baptist Church in Leytonstone.