Utica Police search for suspect in church break-in

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police are looking for the person who broke into a Utica Church and made off with change from a soda machine.

The incident occurred overnight at the Lighthouse Baptist Church on Kossuth Avenue in Utica.

Church officials say the person pried open a security screen to gain access and the suspect then used a crowbar to break into a Coca-Cola machine.

It's not the first time this has happened as the church and an adjoining residence have been broken into in the past, church officials said.

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