Burglars break into local church


From Staff Reports

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A local church was the victim of a break-in over the weekend, and police are hoping someone will come forward with information to help them solve the case.

Police responded to a report of a commercial break-in at 8:18 a.m. at Abundant Life Ministries at 720 Falls Road. They said sometime over the weekend, the church had been broken into, adding the church’s rear door was believed to have been the point of entry. According to the incident report on the break-in, the door’s damage was estimated to be $25.

It added a television estimated to be worth $500 was taken. Police did not comment on the item used to break into the church nor did they say how many suspects were involved in the break-in. They said the church did not have any cameras, so no suspect descriptions were available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.