Thief breaks through basement window, steals money from Long Island church

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Monday, January 2, 2017

LAKEVIEW, Long Island (WABC) -- Police are investigating a burglary at a church on Long Island.

Investigators say it happened Sunday morning between 12 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. in Lakeview.

The minister of the Church of the Good Shephard entered the building and discovered a water jug that was filled with coins and bills was empty.

Police arrived and discovered that someone had entered the church by breaking a basement window.

$500 had been stolen.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.