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Police Seeking Holy Water Thieves

Lincoln, NE (March 30, 2021)  A group of three teenagers was caught on video stealing a vessel of holy water from a Catholic church in Lincoln last weekend.

Lincoln Police Officer Erin Spilker said the thieves took the vat of holy water and an aspergillum, the tool used to sprinkle holy water, during a Mass in the gym of St. Michael Catholic Church on Saturday.

Officials estimate the stolen items were worth $200. Police hope to use the video of the theft to identify the juveniles who were involved.

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