July 31, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Police in Lincoln, Neb., say a man posing
as an armored car guard made off with more than $145,000 from a
Police Officer Katie Flood said Wednesday that a man dressed as
a guard walked into the financial office of the Berean Church on
Tuesday and told an employee he was there to pick up the weekly
The employee said the man appeared to know what he was doing, so
she gave him the deposit of more than $145,000 in cash and checks.
The real armored car and driver arrived about 15 minutes later
and church employees realized they had been robbed.
The nondenominational Berean Church has more than 7,000 members
and 20 pastors.
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