Local churches facing string of burglaries

United Methodist Church

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A couple of local churches have seen a string of burglaries recently.

Topeka Police say Highland Park Methodist Church in the 2900 block of Southeast Michigan was burglarized twice, once on January 6th and again this Monday.

Thieves also hit United Methodist Church in he 600 block of South Topeka Blvd. on the 10th; multiple items were stolen and the church itself was damaged.

Police say it was the fourth time this church has been burglarized in the past month.

If you have any information regarding these cases, please call Crimestoppers at (785) 234-0007.