VIDEO: Church burglarized and trashed by unknown suspect

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According to police, a suspect broke the glass on the church's front door to get in around 11 p.m. on October 2.

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WDVM) — The Montgomery County Police Department released surveillance video on Wednesday of a burglary at the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church that happened earlier this month.

According to police, a suspect broke the glass on the church’s front door to get in around 11 p.m. on October 2.

He was in the church for around 45 minutes. In that time, several items were destroyed, police said, such as glass windows, planters, a lamp and a glass sign.

The suspect also reportedly ate food and water from the donation bin and left trash behind, tore up a classroom and took a flag.

Anyone with information who recognizes the man in the video or has information on the crime should contact MCPD investigators.

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