Appeal after $100,000 stone stolen from museum - New England PD

Sunday, 07 November 2021 12:53:34 PM

**PLEASE NOTE: An image of the stolen item has been posted on the NSWPF social media pages.

Police are appealing for information after a stone valued at $100,000 was stolen yesterday from a museum in Tingha, in Northern NSW.

Police were told that about 1am (Saturday 6 November 2021), an unknown number of people entered a museum in Tingha and stole an 80kg piece of quartz, estimated to be worth $100,000.

Officers attached to the New England Police District attended and established a crime scene.

The stone is described as being a dark brown smoky quartz grass stone,

Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area or has any information about the theft to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.