Cinderella statue found in Springfield

UPDATE @ 10:30 a.m. Tuesday

The Cinderella that was stolen from a Springfield park has been found.

The life-size statue of the princess was dumped at a gas station on East Main Street in Springfield and found this morning, said Leann Castillo, director of the National Trail Parks and Recreation District.

Cinderella was stolen from the park sometime Saturday.

She is damaged, has scratches and is missing chunks, Castillo said, but the parks district is happy she is back in their hands.

The parks district is talking with the fabricator of the statue to see if she can be repaired and put back in the park.


The National Trail Parks and Recreation District filed a police report over the weekend after the life size fiberglass “statue” of Cinderella went missing from Veterans Park in cliff Park Drive.

The thieves removed the metal bolts and metal sleeve that kept Cinderella in the park. This theft is the latest in a string of vandalism the park district has suffered in recent months.

The National Trail parks is offering a reward of a season pass to Splash Zone if anyone can provide information or return the Cinderella, according to the group’s Facebook page.

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