Alleged church burglar faces charges - KMOV.com

Alleged church burglar faces charges

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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A man is facing charges after police say he broke into a church and stole more than $500 worth of items.

The incident happened on St. Louis Avenue near Arlington on April 23.

Police say Lufunso Newsome was caught on surveillance walking into the church with a hatchet and leaving with a computer, TV, and an iPad.

Newsome was found in a motel nearby.

Newsome is charged with second-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools and theft.

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