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Flashy preacher robbed in pulpit during sermon (video)

Bishop Lamor Whitehead is known for luxurious lifestyle
Flashy preacher robbed in pulpit during sermon (video)
Brooklyn Bishop Lamor Whitehead. (Video screenshot via: Twitter – @ViralNewsNYC)

A video of a Brooklyn, New York, pastor getting robbed during his sermon has gone viral.

Bishop Lamor Whitehead is known for showing off his luxurious items around New York, as he does real estate on the side. He drives a Rolls-Royce and wears lots of jewelry, including while in the pulpit.

Around 11:14 a.m. on July 24 at Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries, two masked suspects are shown on the church’s livestream video walking up to the pulpit as Whitehead raised his hands, then lay facedown on the floor.

The two suspects took more than $1M worth of jewelry from the bishop, his wife and possibly other churchgoers, according to media reports.

Whitehead made a video later in the day addressing the situation.

“These young men didn’t know that we had cameras recording them,” Whitehead said. “We know what car they were driving. They were driving a white Mercedes CLA Benz, and we also know you switched your clothes in the car because I ran after you.”

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