Sectarian graffiti sprayed on Catholic church

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POLICE are investigating reports that sectarian graffiti was sprayed on a Lothian church over the weekend.

The priest at St Andrews Church in Craigshill, Livingston, said anti-Catholic messages had been painted all over the building.

Police Scotland officers said the attack occurred between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

A spokesman said: “Police in West Lothian are investigating following sectarian vandalism to a church in Livingston.

“The incident happened sometime between 7pm on Saturday 23rd and 9am on Sunday 24th May at the St Andrews Roman Catholic Church in Victoria Street, Craigshill.

“Enquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible and anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area, or who has information that can assist police with their investigation is asked to come forward immediately.”