Update: Vases stolen from a Columbia cemetery recovered

Update, May 31, 3:45 p.m.: The cemetery announced Friday on its Facebook page that the vases were recovered. Columbia police are still investigating the matter.

Original Story 

COLUMBIA, Lancaster County — Columbia Borough Police are attempting to determine who stole several vases from the Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Police were dispatched to the cemetery, located on the 800 block of Laurel Hill Road, at about 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The property manager said about 20 to 23 white bronze flower vases were taken from the cemetery sometime Monday night.

The value of each vase was about $300, police say.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Columbia Police at (717) 684-7735.

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