Thieves Steal 700-Pound Statue Worth $17,000 From Yard

TULSA, Okla. (CBS Houston/AP) — Tulsa police are looking for whoever stole a 700-pound statue from someone’s yard.

Police say during the overnight hours of April 29, the suspect stole the limited edition bronze statue from a home on Kingston Avenue.

Authorities say the statue is valued at $17,000 and weighs about 700 pounds.

The statue depicts a young girl reading a book with her perched atop a bench.

Authorities do not know how the suspects stole the statue.

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