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Burglars over the course of last week burglarisesd four churches in Linden, police have said.
On Saturday police reported that the Prayer Worship Church located at Lot 6 Crabwood Street, Mackenzie Linden was the third place of worship that has filed reports with the police. In this instance the act is said to have occurred between Thursday 4th March, 2021 about 19:00 hours and Saturday 6th March, 2021 about 08:45 hours by person(s) unknown.
Stolen from the Prayer Worship Church were: one amplifier ($30,000) two 5-inch speaker boxes, each valued (30,000) and six electrical fans each to be valued later.
Enquiries disclosed that on Thursday 4th March 2021 at about 19:00 hrs after a prayer meeting the premises was secured leaving everything intact. On Saturday 6th March, 2021 about 08:45 hours when the cleaner opened to clean it was discovered the above mentioned items were missing. A report was later made. Investigation in progress.
At the MacKenzie Baptist Church of Wismar Street, Mackenzie Linden members reported that between Friday 5th March, 2021 about 20:30 hours and Saturday 6th March, 2021 about 6:30 hours persons unknown stole one keyboard power cord ($5000) and a black bag of clothes consisting of several pants and shirts – to be valued later, are missing. Enquiries disclosed that on Friday 5th March, 2021 about 20:30 hrs after choir practice, the premises were secured leaving everything intact. On Saturday 6th March, 2021 about 6:30 hours when the premises were opened for cleaning it was discovered that the window in the toilet area was removed and the above mentioned items missing. The western door to the back was wide open. A report was later made. Investigation in progress.