Hamilton Police are investigating the theft of a Virgin Mary Statue.
According to police, the statue was taken from Annunciation of our Lord Catholic Elementary School located at 250 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, between August 21 and August 22.
Police say the Virgin Mary statue was stolen several hours before August 22 at 10 am. At the time it was on display in a garden area that was surrounded by fencing and a locked gate.
The statue is approximately 3.5 feet tall and weighs 15 pounds. It is valued at $400.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact the BEAR Unit Detective Sergeant by calling 905-546-2991.