Police authorities are on the hunt as they investigate who stole a pig statue, named Wilbur, from a business on Park Avenue in Rochester, New York.
Two men and a woman are seen in a surveillance footage at NORCHAR Real Estate shortly before 3:00 a.m. Friday. The footage shows one of the men ripping off the pig statue which was bolted down on the property.
The footage was shared by the company on its Facebook page. According to the Rochester police, they claim that they have been made aware of the incident, and are investigating it. They have also encouraged anyone with information about the theft to reach out to authorities.
The theft took place at Park Avenue, in the video, one of the men is seen ripping off the pig statue which was bolted down on the property.
The company posted a message on Facebook in which it said: "We purchased the pig this summer and brought it to Park Ave. because it was getting a lot of loves and looks," said NORCHAR Real Estate owner Craig Schneider "It was in P-town. We decided to bring it back to Rochester and bring the smiles that were there, here."
A statement from the owners revealed that the pig has a sentimental value.
"We are a little disappointed," said Schneider. "We miss the pig already. We're worried about him. We want to get him back as soon as possible."
Reports from Rochester police indicate that they have been made aware of the incident and they currently looking into it. They’ve also requested that anyone with information should call 585-244-4444 or the Rochester Police Department.