The copper reproduction bust of Orville Wright, located at the foot of the Wright Brothers Monument, was stolen, and the heavy granite base that the bust was mounted to was toppled over and damaged last evening or early this morning.
National Park Service Rangers and local law enforcement officials are investigating this crime. If you have information that could help solve this case, please contact the Dare County Community CrimeLine or the National Park Service’s Investigative Services Branch (ISB).
National Park Service ISB Tip Line
• Call or text the ISB Tip Line at 888-653-0009
• Online at http://www.nps.gov/isb and click “Submit a Tip”
Big Kill Devil Hill may be closed to visitors for a period of time today while the investigation continues.