NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who stole more than $35,000 worth of money and other items from a church in the Bronx.
Around 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, the suspect walked into the church at 1570 Walton Ave. in the Mount Eden section of the Bronx through a back door, police said. The Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim Halleluya Church of Christ is listed at the address.READ MORE: National Media Coverage Of Gabby Petito's Disappearance Raises Questions About Attention For Missing People Of Color
The suspect took an undetermined amount of money from the donation box at the church, and also took jewelry and crosses valued at more than $35,000, police said.READ MORE: Police Searching For Missing Long Island Teenagers Freddy Turcios-Funes, Alexandra Baca-Funes
Police have released surveillance video taken before the incident.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.MORE NEWS: Gravity Of Gabby Petito's Killing Hits Long Island's Blue Point: 'It's Kind Of Like A Shattered Community'
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