78-Year-Old Robbed In Church By Praying Thieves.
Surveillance camera caught a burglar kneeling next to an older churchgoer and praying with her as an accomplice searched through her wallet and subsequently utilized her credit cards on a $7,000 shopping binge at Sam’s Club.
Linda Morrow, 78, showed up sooner than expected for the 6.30pm assistance at Hilldale Baptist Church in Clarksville, Tennessee. The victim was seated in the for the most part void seats when a more youthful lady with abdomen long dreadlocks sat before her and began a discussion. Her kneeling next to the woman, grasping her hands and bending her head in prayer may be seen on video.
Meanwhile, an accomplice seated behind Morrow searches through her purse and fishes out her wallet while she is preoccupied. She gently empties it, takes various cards and money, and replaces it in her handbag.
Marrow expressed that she couldn’t believe it. She never ever imagined anything like that occurring in a million years.
Three of the four ladies associated with the burglary were captured on video leaving a Sam’s Club ‘not long after the robbery,’ as indicated by the Clarksville Police Department. They apparently burned through $7,000 at the wholesaler.
Police are as yet searching for the suspects and no captures have been made. Authorities say two of the four ladies included moved toward Morrow at the congregation.
Clarksville police posted on Facebook- ‘one of the ladies suggested the victim pray with her after a brief talk. The second female rummaged into the victim’s handbag and snatched her wallet while they were praying.’
Hilldale minister Larry Robertson stated the gathering of ladies showed up 50 minutes ahead of schedule, which he found strange. They said they were visiting from another congregation, so he guided them to the sanctuary for a pre-service prayer gathering. Robertson added that the taller young lady with red dreadlocks (who went by the name Jade) performed the prayer while the other young lady (who went by the name Kesha) took the woman’s wallet from her satchel and withdrew money and credit/gift vouchers. At the point when “Kesha” had wrapped up, “Jade” completed the prayer. They pardoned themselves and left the building. Morrow saw her cards and money were missing and cautioned Robertson.
The whole incident has made him feel sickened and angry.
Morrow saw her cards and money were missing and cautioned Robertson.
Minister Robertson said Morrow is doing okay however feels ‘disregarded.’ When the ceremony began less than an hour later, he told the congregation the story.
Robertson told his audience “I’m upset and irritated. I suppose you should keep an eye on your wallet even at church. People and the devil both know that christians are friendly and trustworthy.”