Springfield church burglarized, more than $1,000 in equipment stolen

St. Bernard Catholic Church

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St. Bernard Catholic Church

A Springfield church was broken into this week and more than $1,000 of yard equipment was reported stolen.

Three weed eaters, two leaf blowers and two ladders were taken from St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, according to a Springfield police report.

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Officers were first called to the to church on Tuesday when someone from the church reported that it appeared someone tried to break into a garage. It appeared at the time that the thief had failed to get inside. But the next day police were called back to take a report on missing items.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Police Division at 937-324-7685.

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