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Granite bench used by elderly family members, stolen

RUPERT — On Aug. 7, the Vermont State Police responded to a theft on Herrick Brook Road in the town of Rupert. c, age 54, reported a granite bench had been stolen from her property between Aug. 5-6. The bench was valued at approximately $600 and had been on the property for over a year serving as a sitting area/rest spot for an elderly family member who walks on the property.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-442-5421.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.

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