A Schenectady teen might be using the power of prayer to keep himself out of trouble.

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On Saturday, 17-year-old Jahaad G. Ubrich was accused of stealing a 12-pack of root beer from St. Adalbert’s Church in Schenectady after he allegedly broke into the church using the butt of a rifle to break a window, according to the Times Union.

When Schenectady Police got to the church, Ubrich dropped the soda and rifle, and then lead them on a brief foot chase.

In the article from the Times Union, Ubrich was caught by police and was charged with resisting arresting and second degree burglary, and sent to Schenectady County Jail.