Hartsville police recover stolen bronze fox sculpture; searching for truck

Hartsville police recover stolen bronze fox sculpture; searching for truck
Police say a bronze sculpture of a red fox that was stolen from a public park in the City of Hartsville has been recovered. (Source: Hartsville Police Department)

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (WMBF) – Hartsville police said they have recovered a stolen bronze fox sculpture, but the investigation into who took it isn’t over.

Police said an alert homeowner helped authorities find the fox.

The sculpture is part of an installation of bronze sculptures in the shape of red foxes spread among the city’s historic sites and businesses in 2013. It’s worth several thousand dollars.

Police are still trying to find the person who took the fox.

They posted video of a vehicle of interest involved in the theft. It’s a white pick-up truck and the department said that there are a couple of white decals on the upper rear windows of the truck.

Anyone with information on the truck is asked to message the Hartsville Police Department on Facebook or call the department at 843-383-3011.

We are seeking anyone with knowledge about this truck. This is a vehicle of interest involved in the theft of the Bronze Fox. The police department has recovered the fox thanks to an alert homeowner outside the City Limits. Please send us a message through facebook or call the office at 843-383-3011. I will be adding up close still shots in a while. There are a couple of white decals on the upper rear windows of the truck.

Posted by Hartsville Police Department SC on Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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