December 15, 2017
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60 bronze memorial vases stolen from Portland cemetery

The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine — Police in the city of Portland are investigating the theft of 60 bronze memorial vases from city cemetery.

Police say the vases — worth a total of about $12,000 — were taken sometime between Wednesday of last week and Monday from the Brooklawn Memorial Cemetery on Congress Street.

Each vase weighs about 10 pounds and is unique in shape.

Police are hoping to track down the thieves and recover the vases.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Portland Police Department at 207-874-8533.

 


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