Police are searching for whoever stole a wooden carved statue that honours a student who died of cancer.
The carving of a stormtrooper, from the movie franchise Star Wars, was stolen some time over the weekend from outside South Crosby Public School in Elgin.
The wood carving is part of a memorial to Parker Simpson, an eight-year-old student at the school who died of cancer in 2017.
School officials say they are shocked and saddened by the theft, which involved using a chainsaw to remove the wooden statue.
If you have any information about the theft, you're asked to contact Leeds OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).