Ancient religious relic stolen from Boston church

Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars took ancient religious relics from a Boston church.

A photo of the missing ancient reliquary allegedly containing the blood of a saint.
A photo of the missing ancient reliquary allegedly containing the blood of a saint.

Several items were taken from St Nicholas’ Church on Fishtoft Road, Skirbeck, including a Reliquary containing the blood relic of St Jerzy Popieluzko.

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The burglary was carried out sometime between 4pm yesterday (Monday) and 8.55am today (Tuesday).

If you witnessed the incident or think you may know who is involved call 101 or email [email protected] quoting incident 93 of May 10 or Crime reference number 22000265656.