$3 Million Statue Stolen in Main Line Burglary

Rare bust of Ben Franklin taken in burglary

By Shelley Laurence
|  Saturday, Aug 25, 2012  |  Updated 6:38 PM EDT
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$3 Million Statue Stolen in Main Line Burglary

Lower Merion police

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Police in Lower Merion Township are looking for a rare, porcelain bust of Ben Franklin that was stolen during a burglary on Friday.

Investigators say employees of the Bryn Mawr home discovered the break-in. The stolen piece of art dates back to the 18th century and is worth more than $3 million.

Authorities believe 46-year old Andrea Lawton of Philadelphia stole the bust from the house.


If you know anything about this case, Lower Merion Police would like to hear from you.

 

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