The red kettle that was stolen from the Walgreen's, on the corner of Charles and 20th Street, was found earlier Wednesday by a woman walking her dog.
It was found right behind Walgreen's, in Churchill park. The kettle and the base of the kettle stand were lying in the creek that runs through the park. The kettle was empty and damaged. The stand and sign have yet to be found.
The Rockford police have been notified. If you have any information about this incident please call the Rockford police at 987-5824.