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Three churches burglarized near Andrews

  • Friday, November 15, 2013

  • Updated Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:48 am

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for whoever is responsible for burglarizing three churches in the Andrews area.

One of the burglaries took place at Andrews Freewill Baptist Church in the 2700 block of Georgetown Highway. A deputy met with a church official Nov. 9 who said when he arrived at the church he saw a saw a side window had been shattered and the window screen was bent.

The only thing reported missing from the church was $400 that had been collected for the youth group.

A deputy also met with a leader from Grace Temple Revival Center in the 1100 block of Georgetown Highway that same day. He also reported someone broke a side window in order to gain entry to the building. A walkthrough of the church was conducted and it appeared nothing was missing.

Six Mile Crossing Church of God was also broken into. The pastor said the burglary occurred sometime between Nov. 7-10.

Entry to the church was made through a rear window of the fellowship hall which was unlocked.

The pastor said the door to the secretary’s office was kicked open and about $600 was stolen. The pastor said he believes someone may have purposely left the window unlocked so they could get inside. The deputy noted several windows were unlocked.

There are no suspects in the burglaries,Anyone with any information should call the Sheriff’s Office at 546-5102.

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