Cops Issue Arrest Warrant in Burglary of NE Philly Church

Police are seeking 29-year-old Sarah Higgins, of Bristol, in the theft of money from the St. Martha parish book drive in early February.


Last month, we told you about a burglary at St. Martha parish in Northeast Philly, where surveillance footage showed a woman suspected of taking money earned at the church’s book sale.

Today, Philadelphia Police announced an arrest warrant for Sarah Higgins, 29, of Bristol. Cops say Higgins is known to frequent the Far Northeast and Lower Bucks, as well as Bryn Mawr. St. Martha parish is on Academy Road in the Far Northeast.

Cops described Higgins as 5-foot-1, 125 lbs., fair skin, with dark brown shoulder-length hair. They also released a mugshot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or 215-686-3154. Anonymous tips can also be called in to 215.686.8477, texted to 773847 or submitted online. All tips are confidential.

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