Stolen Maxcy Gregg Park statue has been recovered

Maxcy Gregg Park

COLUMBIA (WACH)â??The stolen Maxcy Gregg Park statue has been recovered.

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that on April 7, a deputy patrolling Lower Richland County recovered the bronze statue stolen from Maxcy Gregg Park in the City of Columbia.

Sheriff Lott stated that the statue was part of the cancer memorial and was stolen from the park last spring. Deputies on patrol found the statue in the woods near Barnes and Childs Streets.

The City of Columbia was contacted to meet deputies at the scene and take possession of the stolen momument.