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Money jug stolen from Lakeview church, police say

Nassau County police are investigating the theft of a jar filled with about $500 worth of coins and bills that was taken from the Church of the Good Shepherd in Lakeview this weekend, police officials said.

The burglary occurred sometime after midnight and 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. The minister of the church entered the building and discovered that a water jug containing the bills and coins was empty.

Police arrived and found that someone had entered the church at 732 Donlon Place through a broken basement window.

Fifth Squad detectives ask anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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