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Purse Stolen From Car At Cemetery In Darien In Smash-And-Grab Burglary

Somebody smashed the window of a car parked at St. John's Cemetery in Darien and stole a purse.
Somebody smashed the window of a car parked at St. John's Cemetery in Darien and stole a purse. Photo Credit: Google Maps

DARIEN, Conn. -- A car parked at St. John's Cemetery in Darien this weekend had one of its windows smashed and a purse was taken, according to police.

Officers were dispatched to the cemetery on Camp Avenue at around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday on a report of a burglary. The victim was a resident of New Jersey who reported that they were in the cemetery paying respects to a relative's grave. Between 2:50 p.m. and 3 p.m., the driver's side rear window to the victim's car was smashed, and a purse was stolen.

The purse was a tan colored Vince Camuto brand purse valued at $100, and it contained a $100 black Coach wallet, $150 in cash, an ID and several debit and credit cards. Police said that there are no suspects at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

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