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UPDATE: Menasha Police arrest Neenah man allegedly involved in church burglary

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MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) – Menasha Police arrested a Neenah man Thursday after following up on a tip regarding the burglary of St. Thomas Church.

According to a release, the tip led police to a home where the suspect was staying and they discovered several items from the church.

Officers say the man is now in the Winnebago County Jail on a probation hold, but Menasha Police expect to request a charge of possession of stolen property.

“It was a great feeling to meet with Reverend Osborne on the National Day of Prayer and
confirm several of the items we recovered were from the Church,” says Officer Nick Oleszak.

Menasha Police request anybody with additional information call 920-967-3500 reference case 21-1044.

Original: St. Thomas Church in Menasha broken into, cash and silver items among things stolen

THURSDAY 5/6/2021 12:15 p.m.

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) – St. Thomas Church in Menasha was robbed of several items after the church was broke into.

According to the church, the incident happened sometime overnight on May 3. All of their scrip/gift cards were stolen along with a small amount of cash from a locked safe. Several silver items were also taken from their sacristy, which was also in a locked safe.

Pictures were posted on the church’s Facebook page showing broken glass.

There is no information on the value of the items stolen.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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