Virgin Mary statue set on fire at Saint Peter Parish

The Boston Police Department reports somebody lit a statue of the Virgin Mary on fire at Saint Peter Parish Church, 284 Bowdoin St., shortly before 10 p.m. on Saturday.

"Officers spoke with members of Boston Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit who stated that an unknown suspect had set fire to plastic flowers, which were in the hands of the statue, causing the face and upper body of the statue to be burned."

Anybody with information can contact C-11 detectives at 617-343-4335 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).