Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found

Olive Rios
May 27, 2017

Authorities in Florida are asking for the public's help finding a large $25,000 swan sculpture stolen by a naked man.

The sheriff's office released surveillance footage of the naked suspect carrying the bucket into the business.

Now deputies are looking for the swan was stolen last weekend. The video showed him driving away from the storage center in a stolen truck with the swan. The pickup was recovered - but the swan remains missing, the station reported.

"It's got to be hard to hide one of these", the office said on Facebook.

Surveillance footage shows an au naturale male with a 5-gallon bucket trying to open a door at the Lakeland Cold Storage facility.

The Polk County Sheriff's office says the statue was found by a 32-year-old man who was fishing on a pond in Lakeland.

"Do we know why he's naked? No".

The suspect, later identified as Ronald Thompson, was arrested charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle and booked into the Hillsborough County Jail.

He took her to see the swan and she called PCSO. They saw the swan, but didn't know it was stolen.

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