2 Statues Stolen from Headstones in Southington Found

Someone has been stealing statues from headstones at a cemetery in Southington and police said they have recovered two of them in Middlefield. 

The most recent theft happened sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Police said marble statues were stolen from two headstones at Saint Thomas Cemetery on Meriden Avenue. 

Since January 2016, there have been six other reports of statutes being taken from gravestones in the cemetery. 

Police officers are in the area to thwart these types of thefts and officials from the department are asking for the public’s help to find whoever is responsible for these thefts. 

Police continue to investigate and have not made any arrests.

Anyone who sees a suspicious person in or around the cemetery should call police at 621-0101 and report the activity.

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