CHICAGO (CBS) — For the second time in a week, burglars broke into a Greek Orthodox Church on the city’s Near North Side and stole several items.
This time, the burglars took cash and other items including a crucifix at the Annunciation Cathedral, at 1017 N. LaSalle Blvd. just north of Oak Street.READ MORE: Ed’s Driveway: Toyota Sienna
The Chicago Tribune reports the burglary was discovered by a janitor around 6 a.m. Sunday.
As of Monday morning, there was no word on how much the church had lost.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Gresham Neighborhood
The church was also burglarized between Sunday evening and Monday morning last week, when a burglar broke in through a stained glass window, the Tribune reported. The burglars used the same route in the latest incident.
The crucifix the burglars stole was a “blessing cross” that wasn’t worth much money, the newspaper reported.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory, Sunny Through The Day
There is no word if any suspects have been identified, or if the same people are believed to be responsible for both incidents.