'Dumpty Humpty' statue stole from art fair

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September 28, 2021 11:36 AM

Posted: September 28, 2021 11:36 AM

Updated: September 28, 2021 11:38 AM

Dumpty Humpty StatueCourtesy: Madison Police Department

MADISON, Wis. — Madison constabulary are investigating aft a unsocial portion of artwork was stolen from a vendor astatine the Art Fair connected the Square implicit the weekend.

Police accidental officers were flagged down by the vendor connected Saturday. She wanted to study the theft of a $1400 bronze statue of Humpty Dumpty sitting connected a toilet she had called “Dumpty Humpty.”

The vendor, who traveled to the just from retired of state, reported seeing 2 men lingering astir the country of her basal portion she was mounting up during the early-morning hours connected Saturday. When she near the stand, the men were gone — and truthful was the statue.

Art Fair Suspects

Courtesy: Madison Police Department

Police were capable to find surveillance video from the country of the men leaving the quadrate with the statue. They’re present asking for the public’s assistance successful identifying the 2 men. At slightest 1 fishy is believed to beryllium a pupil surviving downtown who precocious turned 21 years old.

Anyone with accusation is asked to telephone Madison Police astatine 608-255-2345 oregon permission an anonymous extremity with the Madison Area Crime Stoppers astatine 608-266-6014 or p3tips.com. People who interaction Crime Stoppers with a extremity that leads to an apprehension could person up to $1,000 arsenic a reward.

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