Cemetery Robbers Swipe $25,000 Mausoleum Doors

The Philadelphia Police asked for the public's help in locating stolen property from a historic cemetery.

Thieves took two mausoleum doors from Laurel Hill Cemetery along Ridge Avenue between the hours of 4 and 7:30 a.m. Monday, said police.

The estimated loss for the doors is valued at $25,000.

Laurel Hill Cemetery is one of the few cemeteries honored as a National Historic Landmark and is known to be the final resting place of many famous Philadelphians, including inventor David Rittenhouse, businessman William Elkins, and Phillies Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353 or call 911. 

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