After Rash Of Vandalism, Austin’s Muslim Community Tries To Balance Safety With Openness

Austin police have increased security near a mosque and a Muslim-owned grocery store that were damaged.

By HasanOctober 24, 2018 9:30 am| ,

From KUT:

In the weeks after a series of vandalisms at the North Austin Muslim Community Center, Imam Islam Mossaad says prayer services have continued as usual, but the mosque has stepped up security.

Around 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 2, someone slashed the tires on a vehicle in the mosque’s parking lot. The building’s front doors and windows were also shattered.

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