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Police: teens stole vat of holy water from a Catholic church

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 14:00:16-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of three teenagers was caught on video stealing a vessel of holy water from a Catholic church in Lincoln last weekend.

Lincoln Police Officer Erin Spilker said the thieves took the vat of holy water and the tool used to sprinkle holy water during a Mass in the gym of St. Michael Catholic Church on Saturday. Officials estimate the stolen items were worth $200.

Police hope to use the video of the theft to identify the juveniles who were involved.

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