A teenager has been charged with stealing lead roofing in Mansfield Woodhouse.
Police were called to a former church building, now a furniture shop, in Sherwood Street just after 2am on Saturday following reports of offenders on the roof.
A 16-year-old Mansfield boy was later arrested and charged with theft.
A Vauxhall Corsa containing the stolen lead was also seized.
Witnesses are being asked to contact Mansfield CID on 101 extension 805 3537 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.