Mar 9, 2015 12:43 PM by News Staff
Authorities are investigating the weekend ransacking of a local church, the latest in a string of church and school break-ins.
Chico police were called to a burglary at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Mariposa Avenue around 8:40 a.m. Saturday.
The suspects reportedly broke into the church and damaged property, including several office doors. Several of the church offices were ransacked and the loss of property in still being determined.
The break-in is the latest in a series of similar crimes at Chico churches and elementary schools. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call the Chico Police Department.