Police say they were notified Saturday about the vandalism overnight at Church of God in Christ for All Saints; Bethel A.M.E. Church; Calvary Baptist Church; and Union Baptist Church, all in Morristown; and Morristown Church of Christ in Morris Township.
Police say they have increased the number of patrols at the churches and are asking that people remain vigilant.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy tweeted that he was "disgusted by reported vandalism of African-American churches across Morristown."
Disgusted by reported vandalism of African-American churches across Morristown. These cowardly acts will not shake our faith. They will renew our determination to come together as one NJ. -PM— Phil Murphy (@PhilMurphyNJ) November 26, 2017
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Morris County Prosecutor's Office Bias Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200, the Morristown Police at 973-538-2200, or Morris Township Police at 973-539-0777.
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