UPDATE: Clay County resident, law enforcement find church’s stolen guitars

Law enforcement officials found the guitars hidden in some brush in the area where a resident earlier found an electric guitar. (Photos: Clay County Sheriff's Office)
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MANCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) – Authorities in Clay County are reporting that they have recovered some guitars that were reported stolen from a church last week.

The guitars were taken Thursday, October 10 from the Garrard Holiness Church on Ham Hollow Road.

According to a Facebook post from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a Clay County resident found an electric guitar along the railroad tracks about a half a mile from the church on Wednesday. The resident took it back to the church.

The Clay County Sheriff then responded to the area, along with other law enforcement officials, and found two other guitars laying in a covered brushy area.

All of the instruments have been turned back over to the church.

Original Story: Posted: Fri 1:40 PM, Oct 11, 2019

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community after a theft at a local church.

According to a Facebook post, the theft happened Thursday night at the Garrard Holiness Church on Ham Hollow Road.

Thieves reportedly broke into the church and stole musical instruments.

Anyone with information on the incident, or who sees someone with the instruments, is asked to call the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at (606) 598-3471.