Greenville police say one person is in custody for a breaking and entering after a pastor of a church walked in and caught him in the act.
It happened at Selvia Chapel FWB Church on Watagua Avenue just after 8:00 p.m. Thursday.
The church is also home to Angels of Excellence childcare and afterschool services.
Greenville police spokesperson Kristen Hunter says the suspect threw a hammer at the pastor but missed and then ran out of the church.
A K9 officer just happened to be in the area and picked up a track and followed the scent to a nearby home two blocks over on Manhattan Avenue where one person was taken into custody.
53-year-old Mark Wayne Cannon has been arrested and charged with breaking and entering a place of worship and assault with a deadly weapon.