Thieves in Akron stole an entire bridge, now police are searching for the bridgenappers

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AKRON, OH – Police in Akron are searching for thieves who literally stole an entire bridge.

According to police, the pictured 58’ long, 10’ wide, & 6’ high bridge was formerly installed at Middlebury Run Park. When a wetland restoration was done there it was removed and stored in a field on the west side of Seiberling St., behind the Harwick Standard Corporation.

On November 3rd, it was discovered that someone had cleared brush around it and removed the treated deck boards. On November 11th, the entire structure was gone.

If you have any information or knowledge of the whereabouts of this bridge, please contact Akron Police Detective D. Forney at 330-375-2464.