October 11, 2018 12:55 pm

Police seeking witnesses in Mississauga cemetery thefts

A Peel Regional Police cruiser and officer are seen at the 12 Division station.

Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Peel police are turning to the public for help in their investigation of a series of thefts from cemeteries in Mississauga.

Officers said the thefts involve bronze vases that were stolen from Mount Peace Cemetery, St. Mary’s Cemetery and Assumption Cemetery between April 7 and Sept. 24.

Police said a total of 269 vases were stolen, valued at approximately $67,250.

Investigators are asking anyone with tips or who may have observed any of the incidents to contact 12 Division criminal investigation bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 1233 or Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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