Police: Man named Jesus arrested after breaking into church building

Jesus Avila, 26, was arrested Jan. 8 in Oklahoma City on a complaint of breaking and entering. (Oklahoma County Jail)

Authorities arrested a man named Jesus after they say he broke into a building owned by a metro church.

Oklahoma City Police Department reports show that just before 4 p.m. Jan. 8 police were called to Living God Church, 511 SE 20 Street. The calling party reported a man had used a brick to break a window and gain access to a church building. The man was seen inside the building on surveillance by the calling party, who went to the church and confronted the man. The man then fled the scene.

Police were able to track down the suspect, later identified as 26-year-old Jesus Avila, and take him into custody.

Avila was later booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on a complaint of breaking and entering.

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