Baptist and Reflector staff
NASHVILLE — Nashville police are searching for a man who is suspected of breaking into three churches late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The suspect stole several items and set small fires during the break-ins, which occurred at Priest Lake Community Baptist, Crievewood Baptist and St. Ignatius Catholic churches, according to multiple news outlets. Both Priest Lake Community and Crievewood are Tennessee Baptist churches.
WKRN reported that the first break-in happened at Crievewood Baptist Church, on Hogan Road, around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Metro police said the back door of the church was forced open by the suspect, who then went into a classroom and set fire to a cabinet with papers inside, according to WKRN’s report. [Read more…]