Sacrilegious thieves steal candle donations box from Sunderland church

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THIEVES stole a cash box and sound system unit in a raid on a Sunderland church.

The break-in happened at St Benet’s Church, in The Causeway, between 12pm on Sunday June 22 and 9am, on Tuesday June 24.

A door was forced open and a sound system control unit and cash box for candles were stolen. The cash box was recovered nearby.

Officers are appealing for information and asking any witnesses to get in contact.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 682 240614 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.