Priest confronts burglar at Chicago church

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Chicago police have released surveillance video of a suspect who burglarized a church in the Wrightwood neighborhood. (WLS)

Chicago police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for breaking into and burglarizing a church.

The break-in occurred at about 11:30 p.m. Friday at St. Thomas More Church, according to police.

The suspected burglar was confronted by a priest at a doorway, and police said the man struck the priest in the face.

The suspect then fled the scene.

The church said a big screen TV, a laptop computer, a wallet and a backpack were taken.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mizera #20259 at 312-747-8730 or Area Central HQ at 312-747-8380.
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