Chennai: The city police are investigating the case of an alleged robbery in a church in the wee hours of today are Maduravoyal.
According to police, Father Yesuraj lodged a complaint that a late night mass had taken place at the church yesterday after which he retired for the day to his accommodation located close to the place of worship.
At 2.30 am, he had woken up to strange noises and saw a man running out of the church premises.
It was found that the culprit had tampered with the offering box and fled with Rs 5,000.
Inspector Ravindran who arrived at the spot examined the CCTV footage at the spot. A case has been registered.