Thieves do extensive damage to Laurel County church


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – There was an unpleasant surprise waiting for a Laurel County congregation Sunday morning.

Thieves struck the Mt. Zion Church of God off Level Green Road near Keavy overnight, stealing items and causing extensive damage.

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The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says guitars and other church equipment were stolen.

The sheriff says there was damage inside and outside the church, including damage to the air conditioning unit.

Investigators are still looking for suspects.

An air conditioner was among the damaged items at the Mt. Zion Church of God.