By Associated Press - Sunday, May 24, 2015

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island say a burglar stole a cup and bowl from a church and then was arrested trying to break into a house.

Nassau County police responded to a report of a suspicious man in Elmont at 7:15 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the officers found 24-year-old Ludgy Rely at the back of a house. They say Rely was pulling out shards of glass from a broken window and trying to get inside.

According to police, two plastic bags recovered from the scene contained a gold cup and bowl.

Police say the cup and bowl had been stolen from St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church.

Rely was arrested on charges of burglary and criminal mischief.

It wasn’t known if he had an attorney who could comment on the charges.

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