RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) â€” 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”