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Money Taken From Mosque During Break-In: Police

By Brad Perry Feb 15, 2023 | 2:36 PM

Saint John police are looking for help to solve a break-in and theft from a local Muslim mosque.

The incident happened at the Mosque of IRCC on Somerset Street on Friday, Jan. 27.

In a news release, police said “entry was forced” into the building sometime between 5 p.m. and 6:40 p.m.

“A donation bin containing a quantity of currency was stolen from the building,” police said in Wednesday’s news release.

The Major Crime Unit is currently investigating the break-in and theft.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call Saint John police at 506-648-3333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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