At about 4:30 PM, Sunday September 8, 2013, District A-1 (Downtown) received a larceny report for Atlantic Avenue and Cross Street, Downtown.
The victim, an artist informed officers he installed a ‘red heart statue’ made out of steel and fiberglass (Valued at $5,000.00) in the Christopher Columbus Park located on Atlantic Avenue at Cross Street. On Sunday, September 8,2013 he received a phone call from the City Hall informing him the statue was taken by unknown person(s) on September 7, 2013 between 1:00 A.M. and 7:00 A.M. using unknown instruments.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District A-1 (Downtown) detectives at 617-343-4248.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous