Police: Urn stolen from vehicle in Dewey Beach

DEWEY BEACH, Del. – Dewey Beach Police are investigating after an urn was reportedly stolen from a vehicle over the weekend.

We’re told on Sunday, a family from Pennsylvania reported the incident to the Dewey Beach Police. The family was reportedly in the area for a recently deceased family member’s celebration of life. The urn containing the ashes of the family member was left in an unlocked vehicle, which was parked on Dover Road at around 2:30 p.m. Friday. When the family returned to the vehicle at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, they discovered that the urn was not in the vehicle.

The urn is described to be 9″x7″, green in color, with a gold “Hope” tree displayed on the front. The urn was reportedly in a black silk bag.

Police are asking anyone that may have information on this incident to contact the Dewey Beach Police Department at 302-227-1110 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

Categories: Crime, Delaware, Local News