Crooks Steal 10-Foot Tall Bronze Statue From Outside Church

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka church fell victim to a large-scale theft - literally.

A 10-foot tall bronze sculpture called "Forgiven Man" was stolen from outside First Congregational Church at SW 17th and Collins.

Just after midnight Wednesday, Topeka Police received a report that two men pulled a two-tone extended cab pickup pulled up to the church, loaded up the statue and took off with it.

Anyone with information on the theft should contact Topeka Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.