Sunday 27 September, 2020

La Brea church robbed during Carnival

It is believed that the church was robbed sometime between 6:00 pm on Carnival Sunday and 2:00 pm on Carnival Monday.

According to reports, the church was secured just before 6:00 pm on Sunday by officials, who then left the premises.

Upon returning at about 2:00 pm on Monday, they observed one of the windows open.

The church was subsequently searched.

The office area was ransacked, and several items – valued at an estimated $17,500 – was said to have been stolen.

An estimated $600 in cash, which had been left in the office, was also removed.

This is the third time in recent memory that the church has been affected by larceny.

La Brea Police are continuing inquiries.

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