Man arrested for stealing from southeastern KY church

Posted by Katharine Greene - email

LOYALL, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State police arrested a man who was accused of stealing from a southeastern Kentucky church.

The burglary happened around 4:30 am. on Dec. 16 at the Upper Cumberland Baptist building located in Loyall, KY.

Troopers said 22-year-old James Lewis tried to break out a window and run but he was unable to get away.  He was arrested minutes later.

Lewis is being held in the Harlan County detention center on charges of burglary, fleeing or evading police, and resisting arrest.

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