$2million gold tabernacle stolen from New York church, decapitated angel statue

A $2 million jeweled tabernacle was stolen from a Brooklyn church by a cruel con artist who decapitated an angel statue and stole the head, police said Sunday.

St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church in Park Slope was closed for construction when the burglar struck between 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m. Saturday, police said.

The thief entered the Sixth Avenue church near Sterling Place and opened an ornate altar, stealing the pure 18-karat gold tabernacle, cops said. The scammer also got away with the severed head of an angel statue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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