Menu
News

Hunt for serial statue thief in bizarre spree

Pumbaa the pig statue was stolen from a Hervey Bay home about 12.30pm on Thursday.
Pumbaa the pig statue was stolen from a Hervey Bay home about 12.30pm on Thursday. Contributed

POLICE believe the same culprit is responsible for a series of thefts targeting animal statues on the Fraser Coast.

It comes after a 100kg concrete boar named Pumbaa was taken from the front balcony of a home on Oleander Avenue earlier this month.

Two elephants, one worth $400 and the other worth $1100 were snatched from two different properties on Pantlins Ln in Urraween between January 30 and January 31.

A concrete boy and girl sitting on a bench was also stolen from Anchorage Crt in Point Vernon a day later.

This statue was worth $400.

Two 20-year-old lion statues were snatched from a property on Santa Maria Ave in Urraween between January 31 and February 1.

Anyone with information that could help police investigations should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  crime spree fccrime hervey bay theft


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Cotton growers to host field day

COTTON GROWERS: Chinchilla's Greg and Maryanne Bender.

Chinchilla region growers to host event after receiving award

$3 million Powerball win for Dalby man

CASHED IN: Paula Troy and Malene Price said they were thrilled a Dalby man came forward to claim his division one victory.

LAST week's division one Powerball has been claimed by a Dalby man

Street trees are up for adoption

GROWING TALL: Alicia and Rowan Edwards with their son Flynn.

Brighten up your street and adopt a street tree in 2018.

Local Partners