Lawn larcenies: Sundial, duck and 'griffin' swiped
Published 6:27 pm, Monday, June 18, 2012
A Rowland Road resident reported a cast-iron sundial was stolen from his front yard sometime Friday night, but police later found it undamaged a few houses away.
Meanwhile, a 3-foot-tall concrete statue of a mythological "griffin" was reported stolen from the front steps of a Federal Road home. It was last seen by the homeowner on Friday. The statue, valued at about $300, weighs about 100 pounds.
And a cast-iron duck that sat on the front lawn of a Salem Road home for 20 years was reported missing Thursday.
The decorative duck was originally purchased for $300 and weighs about 100 pounds, according to police.