Brown County authorities ask for help locating statue

Authorities in Brown County continue searching for part of a statue that was vandalized several days ago.

CBS Channel 4 in Indianapolis is reporting that the statue, known as “Stone Head,” was beheaded earlier this month. The station notes that the statue has been in Brown County since before the Civil War. It was carved by an early Indiana settler named Henry Cross and provides provides directions to nearby towns via inscriptions on its base.

Brown County authorities say that the statue’s head was lopped off and is now missing. They add that this incident was one of three recent acts of vandalism in Brown County, but police don’t believe the incidents are connected.

If you have any information on the this case, you are asked to contact the Brown County Sheriff’s Department at (812) 988-6655. Tips and information can be left anonymously.