Gilded Statue Stolen from Church in Denbighshire

Country: United States

Date of incident: September 5, 2023

A 252-year-old statue of a pelican has been stolen from St Dyfnog Church in Llanrhaedr, Denbighshire. The 0.6 meter gilded statue was stolen between August 22 and September 5. The carving, which has been hanging in the church for at least 100 years, was situated next to the altar in the church. The North Wales Police are investigating the theft.

sources: BBCDaily Post

picture: Wiki Commons