Police: 6 people wanted for trying to steal from Centereach temple

The incident happened in March at the Vajiradhammapadip Temple.

News 12 Staff

May 15, 2023, 11:23 AM

Updated 407 days ago

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The Suffolk Police Hate Crimes Unit says it is searching for six people who tried to steal from a Buddhist temple in Centereach.
The incident happened in March, according to officials.
Police say six people walked into Vajiradhammapadip Temple on Rustic Road. That is when three people went into the temple and the other three went into the living quarters.
A resident confronted the suspects and all six sped off in a grey minivan waiting outside.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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