(April 29, 2016)-  Cape Coral Police Detectives are looking for a burglar who broke into a church and stole a guitar.

On April 26, 2016, Cape Coral Police Department responded to a past-occurred burglary located at 151 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, Lee County, Florida.

CCPD made contact with the victim, who stated that when they arrived at the church they noticed that the front door was unlocked. The victim stated the door was locked the night before. When the victim walked around the church, they noticed a broken window.

When Officers arrived on scene, they found three broken windows. One appeared to be completely broken and looked to be the window through which the unknown suspect made entry. Officers cleared the church, but discovered no one inside.

When the pastor of the church, did a walkthrough, he noticed that a guitar had been taken. The guitar was an orange, Epiphone Les Paul electric guitar. The church estimates the value of the guitar to be around $300.00. Nothing else in the church appeared to be tampered with.

The church stated the three windows had an estimated value to be around $400.00 to be replaced.

Detectives do not have any suspect description at this time and are asking for your help.

If you have any information on the location of the guitar or the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

PHOTO:  This is an image of the style of guitar that was taken in the burglary- An Epiphany Les Paul 100 Heritage Cherry Sunburst.  

PHOTO:  This is an image of the style of guitar that was taken in the burglary- An Epiphany Les Paul 100 Heritage Cherry Sunburst.  

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