Thief abandons Nacogdoches church van

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Thanks to alert police officers, a Nacogdoches church van is back at its rightful place.

According to the report, officers were patrolling the 700 block of Arthur Weaver Street around 2:40 p.m. Thursday when they saw an abandoned Fredonia Hill Baptist Church van which seemed out of place.

The officers called the church and learned nobody at the church knew it was there and did not even know it was stolen.

According to Sgt. Brent Handy, a person of interest has been identified and criminal charges are being pursued.

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