By CBSBoston.com Staff

EVERETT (CBS) – Everett Police have released surveillance images of a person they are looking to identify in connection with vandalism at Zion Baptist church.

Last week, a cross was removed from the ground outside the church and thrown onto another property. Police said it happened at about 2:20 a.m. on April 29.

Everett Police look to identify this man after vandalism at Zion Baptist church (Image credit Everett Police)

Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria said the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.

“It’s repulsive. We’re disappointed, we’re distraught,” DeMaria said last week. “Removing a cross from a place of worship is a hate crime.”

Everett Police look to identify this man after vandalism at Zion Baptist church (Image credit Everett Police)

Anyone who recognizes the person is asked to call Everett Police at 617-389-5063.

CBSBoston.com Staff