Obamabot ends up in hospital after life-size statue of Obama stolen

obama-benchAfter realizing that someone took her life-size statue of Barack Obama, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, resident Tiffany Bruce panicked and had to go to the hospital, WNEP reported.

“I peeked my head out the door and Obama’s gone and I kind of went into a panic. I couldn’t breathe, and I had to go to the hospital,” she said.

According to WNEP, Bruce paid over $1,200.00 for the statue.

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WNEP added:

Bruce moved into her home on Rita Street in the city a little more than a year ago. Since then, the statue had become a staple in the neighborhood and her family, dressing him up for Halloween and as Santa during Christmas.

Here’s WNEP’s video report of the theft:

At the time, she said she wasn’t sure if she would replace the statue, but it seems that won’t be necessary.

On Thursday, Fox 13 reported the statue was found on a park bench in a neighboring town.

According to Fox:

Photos provided to the station show a nearly empty bottle of Twisted Tea in the statue’s hand, a pack of empty Twisted Tea bottles on the bench next to it and a cigarette in its mouth.

The only thing missing is a golf club…

It is unclear how the life-sized statue ended up there or who took it.

obama-benchAnd to think “Hillary” could’ve been stolen with Obama.

“I was going to get a Hillary too, but I don’t want to do it now,” she said when the statue first went missing…


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