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GASPORT – Thirty feet of copper downspouts were reported stolen Wednesday from Hartland Cemetery at 8541 Ridge Road.

The caretaker told Niagara County sheriff’s deputies that sometime in the past month someone stole two five foot downspouts and two 10 foot downspouts from the chapel at the cemetery, valued at $500. The gutters on the south and east end of the chapel were damaged in an attempt to remove them, according to deputies.

The downspouts were made of copper and painted red. Deputies said they are checking scrap metal dealers for suspects.