Buddhist Temple identified as target of vandal

Police releasing a few more details on a vandalism case that saw a place of worship vandalized Monday afternoon in Niagara Falls.

NRP say the vandalism took place at the Buddhist Temple on River Road.

A 41 year old man is accused of smashing some statues, an offering bowl as well as causing other damage to the site.

Police say the incident is not being investigated as a hate crime.

Damage is pegged around 15 thousand dollars.

Arkadiusz Bednarczyk of Niagara Falls is charged with assault, mischief over $5,000 and disturbing a place of religious worship.