McWHINNEY Offers $7,500 Reward* for Arrest and Conviction of Vandals Destroying Sculpture at Chapungu

Published: June 6, 2008

LOVELAND, CO – June 6, 2008 – McWHINNEY is offering a $7,500 reward* for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the destruction of two Shona sculptures this week at Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra. In the most recent incident, $124,000 worth of one-of-a-kind sculpture was destroyed, and it cannot be replaced.

“We want to see the individuals responsible for destroying these unique works of art to be held accountable for their actions,” said Phil Hodgkinson, Vice President – Property Management, McWHINNEY. “Our intention is to empower our community and the guests of Centerra to protect the beauty that Chapungu brings to Northern Colorado.”

“Our hope is that our visitors and residents who enjoy the park and the beautiful sculptures will keep their eyes and ears open and play a significant role in the protection of the sculptures and the apprehension of those responsible for their destruction,” said Hodgkinson.

Anyone with information about the crime, please contact the Loveland Police Department at 970-667-2151

*Information given that leads to the determination of the identity, the apprehension and conviction of any person or persons must be given no later than September 1, 2008 and all reward claims must be in writing and received by McWHINNEY no later than September 30, 2008. The total payment of any and all rewards shall not exceed $7,500, and no claim shall be paid prior to conviction of the persons responsible for the vandalism. McWHINNEY may, in its discretion, apportion the reward between various persons. For further information, please call Phil Hodgkinson at 970 -278-4448.


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