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Thieves target flowers at cemeteries

Posted at 7:19 PM, May 16, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- How could someone steal from a cemetery?

The director at Woodside Cemetery in Middletown said they've seen more cemetery thefts this year than in the past, with thieves making off with flowers and vases made of precious metals like brass, bronze and aluminum.

The Middletown-based Granger Plastics Company has come up with one solution. They make vases from polyethlyn, which Shawn Cravens said can withstand the elements and still look good as part of a memorial. 

Watch the video above to learn more about the problem and see what's being done to address it.