POSTED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:34pm
LUFKIN, TX (KETK) — Police have released photos of the odd items stolen from a Lufkin business earlier this month.
Police tell KETK, they are looking for the individuals who took more than $4,000 worth of taxidermied animals from the Fuel City Travel Center and Denny's restaurant that is under construction on the 1900 block of East Denman Ave. in Lufkin.
The thefts happened between Saturday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 27.
The stolen taxidermied animals were a were a shoulder-mounted, white-haired longhorn bull, a shoulder-mounted whitetail deer with non-typical (asymmetrical) antlers, a shoulder-mounted "6x6" Elk, and a full-head black bear skin rug.
The photos included in this story were taken when the items were delivered to the construction site.
Investigators have not yet determined how the thief or thieves entered the building, but they believe that the animals were the target item, and that they were the only things taken from the business.
If you can identify the person or persons responsible for this crime or provide information concerning the location of the stolen property, call Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS or submit an anonymous tip at www.LufkinCrimeStoppers.com .