Plump pig sculpture pilfered from Detroit suburb


GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Police are on the lookout for a plump pig sculpture that was pilfered from a Detroit suburb.

The Detroit Free Press reports ( ) the shiny, red sculpture known as "Willie" was stolen Friday from Garden City.

The $6,000-plus sculpture titled "Cochon Rouge" by artist Sophie Marie has been leased to the Garden City Downtown Development Authority for two years.

Police tell The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that there was no update on the search.

The pig also referred to as "Willy" may have been taken as a prank. The Downtown Development Authority says it will take the pig back "no questions asked."


Information from: Detroit Free Press,

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