The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public to identify the person or persons responsible for the burglary of a church located in the Hornbeck area.

The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public to identify the person or persons responsible for the burglary of a church located in the Hornbeck area.

According to a release issued by the sheriff's office, the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint on April 26 regarding the burglary.

Deputies and detectives arrived at the church located in the Hornbeck area and observed that someone had forced entry into its back door, causing damage to the door, the release stated.

Sheriff's office personnel say they discovered items had been removed from the church, to include one 15" HME built speaker, one Peavy musician's amplifier and one red Peavy bass guitar.

The value of the property is approximately $1,000.

Anyone with information regarding this burglary can contact the VPSO at (337) 238-1311, the VPSO Criminal Division at (337) 238-7248 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 239-2233.

Callers do not have to give a name; a code number will be assigned.