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      Members from church ripped off by thieves speak out

      P olice need your help catching suspects wanted in a rash of break - ins at churches in Michigan and Ohio.

      " I t sort of irritates you , " bluntly explains Junior Rodgriguez.

      T hat's the first thing that came to the minds of many members of Templo Christiano Church in Archbold. The next thought, "god have pity upon them," says Rodgriguez.

      B ut police are asking you not to have pity on suspects in the thefts of th e Archbold church and nearly fifty others dating back to August.

      C hurch members of Templo Christiano Church show WNWO how the thieves broke into their church on October 12th.

      T hey lifted a gate, prying open the basement windows, and once inside ransacked offices getting away with $1,000 in cash and a $800 dollar brand new laptop.

      " I thought they could respect the church, but they still wanted to fulfill their habits," says church Pastor Misael Rodgriguez.

      I f you have any information on who's responsible for these church break-ins you're encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Lenawee County at 517-266-6161.