Religious statue stolen from yard of Borough Park home

A religious statue of St. Theresa has been stolen from the front yard of a woman's Borough Park home, and other people in the area

BOROUGH PARK - A religious statue of St. Theresa has been stolen from the front yard of a woman's Borough Park home, and other people in the area say this isn't the first theft of its kind in the neighborhood.  

Denise Giorgi says she reported the theft to police about a week after Halloween when she noticed the statue was missing from the front yard of her house on 61st Street. Giorgi says the statue had been there for over 30 years, and her 64-year-old mother is distraught over its disappearance.  

Monsignor David Cassato, of St. Athanasius Church where Giorgi and her family worship, says a few of his parishioners have reported similar thefts in the past few weeks. Police say they are investigating the thefts, but so far, no arrests have been made.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn nail salon makes its own unique nail 1 Brooklyn Style: k2 Nail Salon
Kilusan Bautista once lived in Crown Heights until 2 NYC man's show puts spotlight on gentrification
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what old TV 3 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
4 Activists push women's rights with double entendre
5 VIDEO: Interview with Kilusan Bautista

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE