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Reward offered for information on suspects in Cleveland church vandalism

The damage was found on Friday, Aug. 20. No arrests have been made.

CLEVELAND — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous, unrelated story.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the identity, location and prosecution of the person or persons involved in the vandalism at a church in Cleveland.

On Friday, Aug. 20, Pastor Grady Stephenson and Cleveland Police discovered that someone or a group of people had broken into the Damascus Road Ministries Church, which is located at 9915 Harvard Ave. in Cleveland.

The damage the person or people caused was extensive and included copper piping being ripped out, which caused significant flooding. The thief or thieves also stole television monitors and sound equipment from the church. Those involved destroyed restrooms and air conditioning equipment as well.

The suspect or suspects, when caught, will face several charges, including breaking and entering, theft and criminal damaging.

Tips can be anonymous and can be submitted several ways. You can click HERE to submit, or you can call 216-25-CRIME. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video in the player below is from a previous, unrelated story.

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