AC units stolen from roof of Coral Springs church

Theft costs Living Word Christian Center thousands

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – A South Florida congregation is trying to stay cool after someone stole the air-conditioning units from a church.

The pastor at Living Word Christian Center in Coral Springs was preparing to bring in temporary AC units Wednesday before the New Year's Eve service at 9 p.m.

The Rev. Oral Walters said someone climbed onto the roof and stole two AC units worth nearly $20,000.

"I find it appalling that someone would steal from the house of God," Walters told Local 10 News.

He is hoping whoever stole the units will come forward.

"There's obviously a market for these kind of things, and when that market dries up I suspect that these things will also stop, too," Walters said.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Coral Springs Police Department at 954-344-1800.

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