The FBI is providing a $10,000 bounty for details about vandalism at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church


The FBI’s Atlanta subject workplace is providing a $10,000 reward for details about an incident of vandalism that happened at Georgia’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Heritage Sanctuary this summer season, the company stated in a information launch Thursday.

The sanctuary of the church was vandalized within the late hours of July 3 when a gaggle spray-painted the next message on the facet of the church: “If abortions aren’t protected, then neither are you.”

The vandalism got here simply days after the US Supreme Courtroom dominated Roe v. Wade, who had assured federal, constitutional abortion rights.

Surveillance video seems to point out a gaggle of 10 folks dressed all in black strolling away from the church. The group went to a hid space after which reappeared in surveillance footage with out the black clothes, the FBI stated.

The message was sprayed on the side of the church.

“The group then cut up up, and 4 of the folks went a technique and 6 of the folks went one other means,” the FBI stated on a reward poster for the incident. “The Atlanta FBI and Atlanta Police Division are asking anybody who acknowledges any of those 10 people to name 1-800-CALL-FBI or ship tricks to”

The Ebenezer Baptist Church, its shrine, and the house of Martin Luther King Jr. are all a part of Atlanta’s Nationwide Historic Park.

Separate from the sanctuary, the church was established in 1886 and is a “non secular house” of the state of Georgia, based on the Nationwide Park Service. It served as the house church of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from 1960 till his demise in 1968. Immediately, U.S. Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock is its senior pastor, based on the church’s web site.

CNN has reached out to a spokesman for Warnock.