Surveillance video captures clear image of Boone Co. church burglar

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - The Boone County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who broke into a Boone County church.

It happened Jan. 16 at about 4:15 a.m. at the Gathering Place Church in the 10300 block of Dixie Highway, near Florence.

Surveillance video captured a clear image of the suspect. He's described as a white male wearing a black parka, black sock hat, blue jeans, tan boots, dark blue rubber gloves, and carrying a black backpack.

Cameras caught him surveying the building before he removed a pry bar from his backpack and forced a rear window open.  Once inside he went straight for the office where he stole petty cash. He left the building through the same window at 4:27 a.m.

Investigators are asking anyone with information as to the identity of the burglar to please call either the Boone County Sheriff's Office at 859-334-2175 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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