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St. Thomas church left a mess after music recording equipment stolen: police

The suspect or suspects entered through a sliding glass window and rummaged through much of the church, said police.

There was also an attempt to steal wine, but it was left behind, say police

The St. Thomas Police Service says the church was entered through a sliding glass window. (Google Maps)

The St. Thomas Police Service is investigating after music recording equipment was stolen from a local church.

Police said there was a break-in at Gospel Hall on Sunset Drive sometime between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Saturday. 

The suspect or suspects entered through a sliding glass window on the north side of the church. 

"Once inside, they actually rummaged through a lot of the inside of the church," said Sgt. Susan Newton. The suspect or suspects tried to make off with wine as well, said Newton, but "left it behind on their way out." 

Newton couldn't say how much the stolen equipment was worth. She did say that the church was "left in a mess."

The investigation is ongoing.

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