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.

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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.

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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.

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