The statues of Snoopy and Charlie Brown which was on display outside of Tainan stadium have been stolen. For the past few weeks, the home stadium of the Uni-Lions have been on loan to the WBSC to host the U-12 Baseball World Cup.
The popular baseball playing Peanuts characters were named as the global ambassador and have been one of the major photo attractions during the U-12 Baseball World Cup.
According to the Tainan City Police Department, the missing report came in around 5pm in the afternoon. Since then, the local police have started checking the nearby CCTV footage, hoping to generate some leads on the whereabouts of the baseball duo.
9th August Update
The missing statues have have found in the morning, dumped on the side of the road near the stadium. The police have returned the missing statues to the event organiser.
10th August Update
Police have tracked down the person who stole the statues via CCTV footage. The 48-year-old man told the police that he thought the event organiser did not want to keep the statues after the tournament, that’s why he took it. The man is expected to face the larceny charges at the Tainan District Court.