Police arrested a man in connection with a theft from a chapel near Protaras in the early hours of Wednesday.
Around 20 minutes after midnight, the alarm system at the chapel sounded. Police went to the church and spotted a 36-year-old man in a car who was moving around suspiciously, they said.
They searched the vehicle and found various burglary tools and a small sum of money.
The suspect, a resident of Nicosia, allegedly admitted stealing from the chapel when he was questioned.