Church auto theft suspect behind bars

San Juan police say after being on the run for three weeks– and feared to be lost to Mexico, they now have the suspect behind a church robbery behind bars.

Authorities say 25-year-old Lilliana Lizette Salgado targeted a church on the 100-block of west El Dora road. Stealing a parked SUV while the victim was inside praying.

They say this image captures Salgado fleeing to Mexico immediately after. Salgado was arrested on a separate auto theft charge in McAllen and linked to this crime.

They say there may be more. Anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at (956) 283 -TIPS.