Thieves steal donation box from Lower East Side church
Police are searching for two thieves who stole a collection box with money in it from a Lower East Side church last week.
The thieves entered Our Lady of Sorrows Church, located at 213 Stanton St., about 7:20 p.m. on Thursday. They snatched the donation box and fled the church. No injuries were reported in the incident.
It is not clear how much money was in the box. Police have released surveillance photos of both suspects.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.