UIPD looking for two suspects involved in menorah tampering, theft

By Andrea Flores, Assistant Daytime News Editor

University police are asking for help identifying two individuals seen on video tampering with and stealing an arm of the menorah outside the Chabad Center for Jewish Life.

Located at 509 S. Fourth St., the incident took place around 11 p.m. on Friday outside the Chabad House.

In the video, the two individuals walk south on Fourth Street after breaking off a branch of the menorah.  

Investigators look to speak with the two individuals seen on the Chabad House’s security cameras.

The branch was returned Sunday morning on the front lawn of the Chabad House.

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No suspects have been identified at this time. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call University Police at 217-333-1216 or report anonymously to Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS, online at 373tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips mobile app.    

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