UPDATE: Church officials say suspect returns Christmas wreaths after caught on camera stealing them


Source: Oak Street Baptist Church

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Oak Street Baptist Church in Elizabethton told News Channel 11 Wednesday afternoon that the suspect caught on camera taking Christmas wreaths from the church has returned them.

Trena Green with the church said the wreaths were returned and are now back on the church doors and sent this picture below.

Courtesy: Trena Green 

We have reached out to Elizabethton Police who told us late Wednesday afternoon that a suspect had been identified and charges were pending.


ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL)- Police and members of an Elizabethton church are searching for a person caught on security camera footage stealing two Christmas wreaths right off of the doors of the church.

According to a police report, officers responded to Oak Street Baptist Church where a female suspect was caught on camera taking two wreaths from the north side of the building.

The report stated that an officer watched the security camera footage where you could see a female driving a blue Chevrolet Malibu park on Oak Street and remove two wreaths, proceeding to put them in her trunk.

If you have any information about this case you are asked to call Elizabethton Police at (423) 542-4141.

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