WEST ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Suffolk County police have released photos of a man they are calling a person of interest in a series of church burglaries.
Our Lady of Lourdes on Hunter Avenue in West Islip has been targeted four times in a month.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Authorities Combing Wyoming Wilderness For Missing Woman, Fiancé's Whereabouts Remain Unknown
On multiple occasions a thief, or thieves, has gone after a considerable amount of cash from candle collections, donations for families, outreach for the poor, and baskets containing offerings from Sunday mass.READ MORE: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
Police say the man pictured above was seen at the church around the times of three of the burglaries. Detectives want to speak with him about the case.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Stealing FDNY Coat, Radio From Bronx Fire Station
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have offered a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.