Islamic Center damaged by vandals in Palm Beach

Posted at 8:48 AM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 10:48:18-05

The Islamic Center of Palm Beach suffered major vandalism overnight, including multiple windows smashed.

The center is located in North Palm Beach.

Every window on the right side of the building was broken. Security footage shows the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Friday.

Other damage included shutters pushed in and broken on the floor.  

North Palm Beach police are at the scene. 

The president of the center said he believes the damage is a result of recent events.

He said the center is active in the community, giving to charity and feeding the hungry.  They hope this doesn't cause a strained relationship with the neighborhood.