News Sections
Audio
Seymour Church Vandalized
Updated January 6, 2015 9:20 AM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS

(SEYMOUR) - A Seymour minister is praying for the thief who burglarized his church and stole around $40.

Pastor Rick Prather of Christ Covenant Church, on South Poplar Street, says his wife reported the missing cash to police at 8:01 a.m. Sunday after a member of the church noticed a broken window.

Police say the money was missing from an office drawer. A tithe and offering box in the sanctuary was also smashed, but church officials say they don't believe any money was in them. The thief also went through a jug used to raise money for mission work in the fellowship hall and all the drawers in the Sunday school room had been searched by the thief.

Police also found an open window on the church which the thief could have entered the building.

The crime did not stop the church from holding services Sunday which included prayers for the thief.

Police did gather fingerprint and DNA evidence, but have no suspects at this time.

If caught, the thief could face burglary and theft charges.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Seymour Police Department.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File