The Clay County Sheriff's Department is requesting the help of residents in an investigation of a series of church burglaries.
According to information provided to The Brazil Times, the sheriff's department has taken six burglary reports from churches in the Clay County area during the past few days.
The Brazil Police Department (BPD) has also taken several reports of burglaries at businesses during the same time period.
Both law enforcement agencies believe the burglaries are taking place during the late night or early morning hours, and in different areas throughout the county.
The agencies are requesting anyone with information regarding the burglaries or who see strange or unusual activity at local churches to contact the Clay County Sheriff's Department at 446-2535 or the Brazil Police Department at 446-2211.