Bust of Abraham Lincoln stolen outside Gettysburg museum

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Police in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania say a bust of Abraham Lincoln has been stolen from outside a museum near where he made his famous Civil War-era speech.

GE DIGITAL CAMERAThe bust’s pedestal was found the parking lot of the Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Monday morning.

The president of Gettysburg Tours, Max Felty, says the bust was stolen sometime between 7 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday, and just days after the city celebrated the 152nd anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19.

Investigators are looking at surveillance footage from around the 1863 battlefield and encourage anyone with information to call police.

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