CARBONDALE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman says a 400-pound gorilla statue was stolen from her home, used for target practice and then returned.
Patricia Rudalavage's beloved lava-rock statue Greystone was returned to her Scranton-area home on Thursday. The statue had bullet holes in its head, stomach and extremities but is still standing.
Rudalavage tells The Times-Tribune of Scranton that two men arrived with the statue in the back of a pickup truck, saying they'd found him about five miles away at a makeshift shooting range on a mountain. She says they refused the $100 reward for his return.
Rudalavage says her adored ape disappeared from outside her home on Monday.
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Some neighborhoods braced for multiple rounds of high winds and heavy rains, as storms sparked a chain reaction of damage for some Macomb County neighborhoods.
DTE Energy reports that about 22,000 customers are without power after Monday's storms.
The search started early Monday morning– crime scene tape marking the spot where FBI agents were soon using shovels to dig into the earth.