Thieves steal Easter donations from two Detroit area churches after holiday services
11:55 AM, Apr 1, 2013
5:48 PM, Apr 1, 2013
SHELBY TWP., Mich. (WXYZ) - The search is on for thieves who took advantage of Easter. Two local churches were broken into and cash donations were stolen after this weekend's holiday services.
Police and church officials say someone broke into a pair of churches overnight and stole donations given on Christianity's most important holiday.
The churches hit are Saint Luke Lutheran Church in Clinton Township and Saint Therese of Lisieux Catholic Community Church in Shelby Township.
Police say the thieves were well organized. They chose the perfect time to target the churches and get the maximum amount of cash. They brought power tools and knew how to efficiently use them to break into safes.