Mask stolen from lion statue outside Chicago's Art Institute
May 3, 2020
CHICAGO (AP) — Somebody apparently needed a really big protective mask.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, a mask adorning one of the iconic lion statues near the Michigan Avenue entrance to the Art Institute disappeared about 24 hours after it was applied.
Good news for the lion, though. By Friday afternoon, it got a new mask like the one the other lion nearby is wearing. But to make it tougher for thieves to steal them, the new mask and the one on the other lion are now held on with cables that are a lot tougher to cut.
Police are investigating the theft and are looking for two men w...