1,000 pound chicken statue stolen from North Carolina town

By Daniel Uria   |   Feb. 15, 2017 at 12:58 PM

Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A town in North Carolina is searching for a massive chicken statue that was stolen from a local road last weekend.

Alexander County Sheriff's Office shared a photo of the 1,000 pound, 3-foot tall concrete chicken statue which disappeared from the town of Taylorsville.

"The base of the Chicken was located several miles away near the 3100 block of All Healing Springs Road," the sheriff's office said. "Anyone that has additional information or may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area is ask to call the Alexander County Crime Stoppers."

Alexander County Chief Deputy Tod Jones told the Hickory Record the statue belonged to Pete Gilleland and is valued at $1,100.

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