4RO radio's bull statue returned after Origin ordeal
A TERR-A-BULL ordeal is over for the Rockhampton 4RO Radio Station whose beloved bull statue, which was stolen last week, has been returned by police.
The Rocky-Bull-Boa bull was stolen from the Quay St building last Wednesday night during the State of Origin game but was spotted by police conducting night patrols in a laneway of Rockhampton CBD just hours after it has been bull-knapped.
The crews called for back-up and a number of police officers carried the bull to the foyer of the Rockhampton police station.
According to police, it appears as though some individuals took the statue and carried it away from the building but believe the culprits got tired along the way and abandoned the bull.
Police said they were unsure of its intended destination.
Rockhampton 4RO posted on its Facebook page that the bull had received some damage from the incident and was missing his ears but that they were thankful he was returned home.