Benton police are investigating after rocks and flammable liquids were hurled at a local church this week.
Officers were called about 1:20 p.m. Thursday to the Midtowne Church, 4037 Boone Road, to a report of criminal mischief that had occurred overnight, the Benton Police Department said in a statement.
Detectives found that somebody had thrown a rock through a church window and two bottles of flammable liquids against the window, police said. One bottle exploded outside the church, and the other delivered some flaming liquid into the church, causing minor damage, authorities added.
Benton police ask anyone who witnessed something amiss around the church to call (501) 778-1171 or 315-8477, or to text an anonymous tip to 274637 with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.