SANTA ROSA (CBS/AP) — Sonoma County authorities say that part of a giant hammer, stolen last year from the Healdsburg community center, has been returned.
The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa reports that a local attorney told Healdsburg police Thursday that someone had left the hammerhead portion on Sonoma County property owned by a client.READ MORE: West Contra Costa Unified School District Partners With Non-Profit Conscious Kitchen To Provide Kids Organic Meals
Santa Rosa attorney Izaak Schwaiger said his client wished to remain anonymous but asked him to “mediate the artwork’s return.”
The hammerhead weighs more than 200 pounds and is 6 feet tall. It disappeared in October.READ MORE: Marin County Focuses on Restarting Schools at Teacher Vaccination 'Super Pods'
Artist Doug Unkrey says the head needs refurbishing. He also needs the return of the 21-foot long redwood handle, or make a new one. The entire piece weighed about 800 pounds.
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