BURGLARS entered a village church and smashed an internal wall to remove a wall mounted donation box containing money.
They also wrote abusive words in the comments book at St Peters Church in Louth Road, South Somercotes.
The offenders got into the church sometime between 6pm on Tuesday June 14 and 12.45pm on Wednesday June 15.
Police say it is not known how much money was in the stolen donation box.
Anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area of St Peter’s Church should call Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300 quoting incident number 217 of June 15.
Alternatively, call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.