The Frederickcsburg Police daily report lists one of the bronze otters at Hurkamp Park has been stolen:
Hurkamp Park, 501 George Street, 10/16, A City Government employee reported an otter statue was stolen.
Steven Wegner, the local artist who sculpted and cast the otters around town wrote in a Facebook post:
“This is quite upsetting and there is going to be a big backlash for this bad act. Police are involved and cameras will be checked in the area. If anyone has information please call the Fredericksburg Police Department….Please spread the word.”
This was one of seven statues around town. If you have any information contact City Police at 540-372-3122.
Information on the otters project here
Here’s a story we did over the summer about the otters
Photo courtesy Chris Muldrow