Iconic Br'er Rabbit statue stolen from Ga. museum

EATONTON, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say the iconic Br'er Rabbit statue has been stolen from the grounds of the Uncle Remus Museum in the central Georgia town of Eatonton.
Putnam County Sheriff Howard R. Sills says that the 3-foot-tall iron statue was taken Sunday night.
The sheriff says the statue is a much-loved landmark in the county, and authorities would very much like to have it back.
Br'er rabbit is a character in the collection of Uncle Remus stories by author Joel Chandler Harris, an Eatonton native who worked for the Atlanta Constitution.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
8195 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Station: 850-234-7777 News: 850-230-5221 Fax: 850-233-6647 FCC Form 398
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 127516123 - wjhg.com/a?a=127516123
Gray Television, Inc.