Photos have surfaced of a thief who was caught stealing in a church, and got prayed for by the church’s members.

The incident reportedly happened  at a Baptist Church in the Warri area of Delta state.

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It is a refreshing diversion from the typical stories of thieves who are caught and are beaten to a breadth of their lives by angry mobs.

According to the Facebook user who shared the story: “He went to a Baptist church in Warri to steal . He was caught and prayed for . I love this .”

See photos of the incident below.

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