Pettis County authorities are asking the public for help following the theft of an air conditioning unit from an area church.

The Pettis County Crime Stoppers reports the theft of the outside unit from Providence Baptist Church on Highway 135 near Smithton occurred between September 1st and September 4th. The loss is valued at approximately $5-thousand.

If you have any information you are asked to contact the TIPS hotline at 660-827-TIPS (8477) or text the tip to 660-281-6501. You can remain anonymous.

Press Release from Pettis County Crime Stoppers

Pettis County Crime Stoppers is requesting information regarding the theft of an air conditioner unit from the Providence Baptist Church, located at 23047 Hwy 135 near Smithton in far eastern Pettis County.

Between September 1st and 4th, suspect(s) removed the outside air conditioner unit from the property.  Value of the loss is approximately $5,000.00.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons involved in this case.  If you have any information regarding this case, or any other criminal matter, call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 660-827-TIPS (8477).  You can also Text-A-Tip to 660-281-6501.