UPDATE: Angel sold for scrap

December 15, 2008 9:14:25 PM PST
Police say a religious statue missing from Berks County was sold for scrap metal for just a fraction of what it was worth.The brass angel was taken in September from the National Centre of Padre Pio in Washington Township.

Two 31-year-old men are now in custody, charged with theft.

Police say they cut the angel into pieces and sold it for scrap for just under $1,000.

Experts say whole, the statue was worth up to 100 times that.

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