Quartz valued at $100,000 stolen from Tingha museum

09th Nov 2021

Police are appealing for information after a stone valued at $100,000 was stolen on Saturday from a museum in Tingha.
Police were told that about 1am on November 6, an unknown number of people entered a museum in Tingha and stole an 80kg piece of quartz, estimated to be worth $100,000.
Officers attached to the New England Police District attended and established a crime scene.
The stone is described as being a dark brown smoky quartz grass stone.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area or has any information about the theft to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers by phoning 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.