Police say 180k embezzled from Bellefonte Church…. still investigating

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Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa- Bellefonte police are investigating an embezzlement of funds from a Bellefonte church.

Police say about $180,000 was embezzled from St. John’s Lutheran Church, located on McAsllister Street in Bellefonte.

Police say the embezzlement dates back at least seven years ago, and could go back much farther.

Police do have a suspect in the case but couldn’t release any other details because the investigation is on-going.

WTAJ reached out to the church for comment. The pastor could only say the church is cooperating with police.

Bellefonte police say charges could be filed later this week.

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