Police recover human-sized David Bowie nutcracker in Ohio


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(UPI) A human-sized nutcracker modeled after David Bowie has been recovered after being stolen from an Ohio exhibition.

Steubenville police said "The Starman," a nutcracker painted in the style of late musician David Bowie, was stolen at 2:16 a.m. Saturday from the Steubenville Nutcracker Village.

Security camera footage shows a woman dragging the giant nutcracker to an SUV, which drives off with the artwork.

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Police said Mycal Morin, 21, and Alexis Lynch, 20, were arrested on theft charges after turning the pilfered nutcracker over to police.

A photo posted to the Steubenville Nutcracker Village's Facebook page shows police officers posing with "The Starman" after it was returned to its rightful place.

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