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Man breaks into church, steals donations

Surveillance photo

A man stole bags filled with cash and money donations after breaking into a Northeast church.

On Jan. 8 at 2:50 p.m., an unidentified white man entered the Our Lady of Calvary Roman Catholic Church at 11024 Knights Road. The man had a key.

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Surveillance video recorded the man inside the church stealing the bags of donations. The video clearly shows the man’s face as he enters the room.

Police say the same man has stolen donations at least twice previously, on Dec. 4 and Dec. 31.

Police describe the burglar as being in his late 30s or early 40s, standing between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10 and weighing 160 to 180 pounds. He has brown hair. He was wearing a black coat with light blue on the sleeves and shoulders, black pants, and was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information should call 215–686–8477 or text a tip to 773847. Tips can be submitted anonymously and are confidential. ••

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