Unique stuffed Arctic wolf worth over €45,000 stolen from Chelsea flat
A unique stuffed Arctic wolf worth over £32,000 (€45,000) has been stolen from a property in London.
The wolf, which features an open snarling mouth, was taken from a flat in Chelsea, west London, in the early hours of Monday morning, police said.
Detectives from Kensington and Chelsea Borough CID are on the hunt for three men who are believed to left with the wolf around 5am after being invited back to the property by two females who live there.
The stuffed Arctic wolf is about 6ft long and 3ft high and was bought six years from a taxidermy shop. As well as the open snarling mouth, it has yellow glass eyes and white fur with black speckles on its back, shoulders and ears.
All three suspects are white men believed to be aged in their early 20s.
Detective Sergeant Sean Lyons said: "This is a unique item and I am appealing to anyone who may know the three suspects or have information about the stolen Arctic wolf to contact police."
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Mr Lyons at Kensington and Chelsea CID on 020 8246 0189 or police on 101. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.