Deputies investigating string of church burglaries

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's assistance in identifying the person or persons who broke into five churches near Pelion and Swansea.

According to the report, the first burglary occurred in February, and the most recent this week. In each incident, the burglar or burglars stole cash from the churches.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said detectives are investigating a total of three burglaries at Dolorosa Worship Center, 365 Old Charleston Road, Pelion.