What the….? Suspect Sought in Theft of Elephant Tusks from Wilson Building

by Prince Of Petworth January 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm 9 Comments


From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect(s) wanted for a theft of an artifact from the Wilson Building, located at 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Between the dates of August 12th and August 27th, 2013, unknown suspect(s) removed a set of ivory elephant tusks that had been given to the city as a gift from Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I in 1954.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202)727-9099.”



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