UPDATE: As the investigation into the stealing of the statue continues,

This male was seen around 3am on Wednesday 9 October 2019 riding a bicycle with a distinctive bike trailer. He was wearing all black, including a black peaked cap. The bike was also a dark colour.

Police have released an image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.

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Fremantle Police are investigating the stealing of a bronze statue from a bench on Mews Road Fremantle, near Bathers Beach.

The stealing occurred between 4pm Tuesday 8 October and 9am Wednesday 9 October 2019.

The bronze statute is known as ‘Bella’, is of a lady dressed in a bikini and weighs approximately 150kg. Due to it’s weight, it is thought a vehicle and or more than one person was involved.

The value of the sculpture is around $50,000.

Police are asking for anyone with dash cam footage from the vicinity around the time of the stealing, with information in relation to the stealing offence or information on it’s current whereabouts,  to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.gov.au All reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously and rewards are available.

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