Bahai church reports threatening message
ESCONDIDO -- A threatening message left on a church's answering
last weekend is being investigated by police as a possible hate
Escondido police Lt. Jim Maher said a person called the
Bahai Faith Church
on East Valley Parkway and said he wondered what kind of people they
were. The caller said he would like to find out more about the
congregants so he could harm them, Maher said.
He also used racial epithets in the message, Maher said. The call was
the first of its kind to the church, which practices independent world
religion, police said.
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