At least three local women had their vehicles broken into and their purses stolen while they were attending a funeral Wednesday at Westover Cemetery on Wheeler Road.
According to Richmond County sheriffs reports, the women were at the service about 12:45 p.m. when someone broke the passenger side windows of their vehicles and took the purses.
The women said they were standing about 100 yards from their vehicles when the thefts took place. One purse along with its contents was valued at $1,201. The other two purses and their contents were valued at $91 and $86.