By Submitted Story on October 13, 2019
The National Park Service is asking for the public’s help in connection with vandalism and theft at the Wright Brothers Monument in Kill Devil Hills.
The copper reproduction bust of Orville Wright, located at the foot of the monument, was stolen, and the heavy granite base that the bust was mounted to was toppled over and damaged either on the night of Oct. 12 or early in the morning on Oct. 13.
National Park Service Rangers and local law enforcement officials are investigating this crime. If you have information that could help solve this case, please contact the Dare County Community CrimeLine or the National Park Service’s Investigative Services Branch (ISB).
You can Call or text the ISB Tip Line at 888-653-0009. Or go online at http://www.nps.gov/isb and click “Submit a Tip”