Two in custody in Independence statue theft

06/19/2013 6:41 PM

06/19/2013 6:41 PM

Independence police on Wednesday arrested two people in connection with the weekend theft of a bronze statue from the National Frontier Trails Museum.

Police spokesman Tom Gentry said investigators still have not recovered the life-sized statue of a pioneer woman that is believed to have been stolen for its scrap value.

The two people in custody have not been charged and the investigation is ongoing.

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