Suspect Arrested After Collection Plate Theft

Ontario provincial police have arrested a suspect after a collection plate theft from a church in Leamington.

Around 12 p.m. on April 7, police were called about a theft from a church on Fox St. in the town.

Investigators were told someone entered the church, took the collection plate and ran away.

Minutes after arriving, officers were able to locate a suspect and make an arrest.

A 40-year-old Leamington woman is charged with theft under $5,000 and breach of probation.

Police report that the majority of the money that was taken has been recovered.