Church Burglarized of Sacred Religious Items NR15143jk

July 17, 2015

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Friday, July 17, 2015 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Santo Tomas Church 2760 W. Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90006

WHO: Captain Vito Palazzolo, Commanding Officer Olympic Area Detective David Nunez, Officer-in-Charge, Olympic Area Burglary Detail Representative of Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo, Council District 1 Father Gerardo Galaviz, Pastor St. Tomas Church, Archdiocese of Los Angeles Community and Church Leaders

WHY: Olympic Division Burglary detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects responsible for a burglary that occurred at Santo Tomas Church between the hours of 9:45 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. on July 15th and 16th of 2015.

The suspects took important and sacred religious items that need to be returned to the parishioners.

VISUALS: A photographic display of the items taken will be available.

CONTACT: For more information please contact Detective David Nunez, Olympic Burglary Detail at 213-382-9440 or call Media Relations at 213-486-5910.