BOSTON POLICE SEEKING INFORMATION ONBRONZE DUCKLING REPORTEDLY STOLEN FROM THE BOSTON PUBLIC GARDEN One of Boston’s cherished Make Way for Ducklings, Pack, has been reported stolen from The Public Garden this morning following the Boston’s Park Rangers daily routine park inspection. Snapped at its webbed feet, Pack is the second to last of Mrs. Mallard’s eight bronze ducklings who reside at the corner of Beacon and Charles Streets. Boston Police are investigating this incident and are seeking the public’s assistance for information leading to the safe return of Pack. If caught, the perpetrator could face larceny charges for the theft of public art. The Make Way for Ducklings sculpture, created and installed by Nancy Schon in 1987 celebrates Robert McCloskey’s award winning children’s book of the same name, is a favorite of children of all ages. Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Boston Parks and Recreation officials and the sculptor are distraught over this incident. “Not only are the Make Way for Ducklings loved by everyone, but they are public art,” said Mayor Thomas M. Menino. “This act is not a prank, it is a crime. We would strongly encourage anyone with information to please come forward to assist with Pack’s safe return.” Anyone with information is encouraged to call the District A-1 detectives at 617-343-4248. Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.