Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Police seek man accused of stealing church’s master key

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man accused of stealing a church's master key. (Courtesy of York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man accused of stealing a church’s master key. (Courtesy of York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office)

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to have stolen a master key to the Yorkminster Presbyterian Church in York County.

An unidentified man entered the preschool office at the church around 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27 and took the master key to the building, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook post.

The entire church, located in the 6800 block of George Washington Memorial Highway, needed to be rekeyed because of the theft, the post said.

If anyone has information on the crime or can identify the suspect, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the FB TIP LINE at 757 890-4999.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
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