Police searching for suspects believed to have stolen beloved statue from in front of Mississippi toy store

Published 7:00 am Monday, August 8, 2022

Police are searching for two suspects who stole a beloved statue from the front of a Mississippi toy store.

The statue of two children on a tricycle stolen from the Miner’s Doll and Toy Store in Ocean Springs was a 90th birthday gift to the original owners of the store and had become a favorite of locals.

The statue, which was stolen from the downtown store last week, was recovered from two recycling shops. The statue was cut up into pieces.

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Ocean Springs Police Department is actively pursuing, David Malin and Katja Malin for Grand Larceny of the toy store statue.

The Malin’s are reportedly driving a white, unmarked box truck.

If you have information on this crime or can give the whereabouts of the Malin’s, contact Crime Stoppers by downloading the app, P3 Tips, or by calling 1-877-787-5898.