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Fairfax officer replaces rosary taken from woman by thief

Mar 8, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

The woman was getting into her car in a shopping center in Fairfax County when a thief yanked open the passenger door and grabbed her purse. The purse, according to the county police, contained the usual items, and something else.

That something was of great value and spiritual importance to the 69-year-old woman. It was her rosary. Police said on Tuesday that the officer who showed up after the Feb. 21 incident on Richmond Highway realized the significance of the liturgical objec

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