A number of items have been stolen from St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian church in Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Turkey.
The thieves managed to steal several objects from the church. However, they were forced to run away after being spotted taking out a massive icon and a cross out of the church, according to Ermenihaber.am.
Leaving the icon and the cross outside the church, the thieves ran away taking a number of stolen objects with them.
The prove is under way.