Police are seeking information in a rash of church burglaries in the Kansas City area, including some in Independence.

Police are seeking information in a rash of church burglaries in the Kansas City area, including some in Independence.

Burglaries targeting at least 16 church buildings have occurred in the past seven weeks in Independence, Lee’s Summit, Raytown, Liberty and Kearney.

Investigators think there is a possibility all of the burglaries are related.

Police are asking anyone with information about the burglaries, the suspect shown in the accompanying photo or the vehicles driven by suspects to report it to authorities.

Call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600 or 816-325-7330 with information about the case.