Woman Accused of Stealing from Church Identified, Still At Large

Published 02/28 2014 03:57PM

Updated 02/28 2014 09:47PM

(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) Authorities in Andrew County have identified the woman suspected of stealing from a church on Sunday.

Sheriff Bryan Atkins said a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Brenda Ann Perry, of St. Joseph.

She is wanted after someone identified her from a surveillance video. Cameras at the Family Worship Center in Country Club Village captured video of a woman taking items parishioners coat pockets while the worship service was underway.

Authorities believe that woman was Perry. She faces a burglary charge as well as theft charges connected to the stolen credit card that was allegedly used at a nearby gas station.

Anyone with information about Perry's location is asked to call the St. Joseph Police Department at 816-271-4777 or the Andrew County Sheriff's office at 816-324-4114.

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