Police are looking for a man who tried to steal money from a donation box at a Queens church.
The Palm Sunday incident happened around 6:35 p.m. when a man in his 50s was seen on surveillance video strolling into the Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in Astoria and attempting to pry open the box with a tool.
The thief, who failed in his attempt to open the poor box and left, was described as 5ft 10, of medium build and curly hair. He was last spotted wearing a black hoodie, gray sweatpants, black boots and a black shoulder bag.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or in Spanish at 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by following the CrimeStoppers website @NYPDTips on Twitter.
https://nypost.com/2022/05/07/nyc-man-tried-to-steal-money-from-catholic-church-donations/ A New York man tried to steal money from donations from the Catholic Church