Stolen Keeper of the Plains statue located in Planeview

Published: Sep. 13, 2020 at 9:23 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A stolen keeper has been located, according to Together Wichita.

The group said on Facebook that a Planeview resident called to say the statue had been located near the creek by Colvin Elementary. Together Wichita called the police and the city picked it.

The statue is now in storage.

“We will keep you all posted on our plans!” Said Together Wichita.

The Keeper of Planeview has been found!! Thanks to a Planeview resident who called Together Wichita, we were able to...

Posted by Together Wichita on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A local artist is asking for help in looking for her stolen art work.

The artist helped create one of the replica Keeper of the Plains statues that stood in Planeview Park – and this morning all that was left was the pedestal.

“I want to believe it was just like, you know, kids being dumb and reckless, and maybe they’ll feel bad eventually,” artist Tereza Zardoz said. “I really don’t want to think it was like some weird adult but maybe it was.”

In her post, she said that she hopes none of the other Keepers get stolen -- as each artist put a lot of work into the statues.

*Update* someone told me he saw it in the back of a white pick up near Botanica area. So the Keeper I made got...

Posted by Tereza Zardoz on Sunday, September 13, 2020

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