History buffs? Police say museum's dinosaur stolen

History buffs? Police say museum's dinosaur stolen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Talk approximately exploring the past. Police say a pair of thieves stole a baby dinosaur replica from a science museum & took props from a history exhibit at another facility.

A police statement says the 21-year-olds were charged with two counts of theft or destruction of property of public libraries & museums, a felony. Officials say they turned themselves in Thursday.

Surveillance cameras captured the man & woman taking a small model of the duck-billed Edmonotosaurus from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Monday. The model is valued at $10,000.

p>Police say they moreover took fake cabbage, lettuce, doilies & an antique medicine bottle from the North Carolina Museum of History on the same day. The items combined were worth less than $1,000.

Source: “Associated Press”

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