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Denton police say a thief is
stealing from local churches -- eyed during
Police have released video surveillance footage
and photographs ofa man in at least tive
church thefts across the Metroplex
Its a sacred place,'' officer Ryan Gretta said. ''It
just shouldn' t be touched, and that makes it a
little bit more outrageous that he' s doing this."
Investigators said the thefts usually occur when
the churches are most populated: Sunday
mornings and afternoons. The thefts during the
week have occurred during basketball games
The man has broken into Immaculate Conception Church' s parish office twice and stolen cash.
irritates me," Monsignor Charles King said. say he needs to get a life"
Demon police said they have connected the man to thefts in Denton, Mansfield, Farmers Branch
and Midlothian. Investigators are also looking into a similar case in Southgate
In every incident, the man is wearing one very distinguishing article of headgear.