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Police nab suspect in theft of copper from church in Reading

Police nab suspect in theft of copper from church in Reading

READING, Pa. - Reading police said they've caught the vandal who stole copper from a church.

Jesse Datil, 40, of Reading, stole the copper out of air conditioning units at St. Mark's United Church of Christ on West Greenwich Street.

Datil is facing charges that include theft and receiving stolen property.

Church leaders say they think it will cost them $60,000 to replace the damaged units.


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