Bronze cougar statue “borrowed” from Richland’s Howard Amon Park

Bronze cougar statue "borrowed" from Richland's Howard Amon Park

Image via Richland Parks and Recreation, Facebook

RICHLAND, Wash. — Have you seen anyone hauling a bronze cougar statue around the Tri-Cities as of late? They may have stolen it from one of the region’s most beloved community staples.

According to a social media warning from the City of Richland Parks and Recreation, someone is “borrowing” the statue which normally resides on the North end of Howard Amon Park. It was recently reported missing by parkgoers who visited one of their favorite spots in the city to find something missing.

Anyone with information to contribute about the missing statue is urged to contact the Richland Police Department via its non-emergency dispatch line at 509-628-0333 and reference Case No. RPD 22-024687.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued once further details are revealed.

Bronze cougar statue "borrowed" from Richland's Howard Amon Park

Image via Richland Parks and Recreation, Facebook