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Vermont woman accused of taking instruments from grandmother

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A Vermont woman has been accused of taking a fiddle and a mandolin from her grandmother. An arrest warrant has been issued for 35-year-old Kristy Parchment of St. Johnsbury after she did not show up for arraignment on charges stolen property charges. It was not known if she has a lawyer. The Caledonian Record reported that 72-year-old Linda Pierce of Hardwick reported the instruments missing in June. She told police her granddaughter, Parchment, had stayed with her for a month and that she let her stay in her bedroom, where her fiddle and mandolin were stored under a bed. Police later found instruments matching the description at an antiques shop in Lyndonville. (AP)

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