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Police: Man Steals Religious Text From Jewish Hospital

Posted at 9:50 AM, Oct 17, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A Louisville man was arrested after police say he stole a copy of the Torah from Jewish Hospital.

The religious text, an ancient artifact which was on display at the medical center,  was valued at $30,000. Security at the hospital stopped the man, identified as David James Macon, Jr., and managed to verify his identity from surveillance video.

Macon was charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and burglary.