September 21, 2014

Police: ‘Rare Chinese Books’ Stolen From Kroch Library

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An individual stole 142 volumes of “rare Chinese books” from Kroch Library, according to Cornell Police.

A staff member at the library filed a report with police around 9:30 a.m. Thursday that 142 volumes of the books were stolen from 15 different book cases.

The books were removed from the library “over an unknown period [of] time,” according to the police report.

Neither police nor administrative staff at Olin Library could be reached for comment as of Sunday evening.