A 20-year-old man is to appear in court with trying to steal from St Andrew’s Church in Tarring. Police were called to the church shortly after 6.20 pm on Friday August 9th after an intruder set off burglar alarms.
The thief tried to force open a donation box using a fire extinguisher.
Jordan Thompson, of Meadow Road, Worthing, will appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court charged with burglary.
He is also charged with theft from a member of the congregation at St Mary’s Church in Broadwater, criminal damage at St Andrew’s Church and a burglary at an office in Worthing