August 29, 2008

Burglars Target Orthodox Foundation in Indiana County

State police are searching for a suspect in the recent burglary of the Eastern Orthodox Foundation in Indiana County, where nearly $6,000 in various items including electronics, computers and Chinese antiques were taken.

Entry to the nonprofit, charitable foundation's administration building at 8715 Route 422 in Cherryhill Township occurred between 5 p.m. Monday and 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, police said. A means of entry could not be determined, police said.

Items stolen included a copy machine, the screen and electronics from a large-screen television, a microwave oven, a digital camera, a VCR/DVD combination player, a Medion desktop computer with a 19- inch flat screen monitor and a LexPro laptop computer.

Also removed was an Averatec laptop computer with a blue case, a Hewlett-Packard color printer, an Accu Blood Check glucose monitor, three Chinese antique decorative stones and a Chinese antique decorative turtle, police said.

A Chinese decorative carved tusk was damaged during the burglary, bringing the loss to about $5,880.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 724- 357-1960.

Originally published by the Tribune-Review.

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