to connectVideoArizona 1-tonnes of attraction and disappears from the Prescott National Forest
Described as “a beautiful, black stone with white quartz running through” Arizona’s “Wizard Rock” has been stolen. The 1-ton boulder is belived to be well and to be disposed of by a person with “heavy equipment”. The investigation is still open.
Forest officials in Arizona were stunned in October, when a local landmark, and Wizard Rock, in a 1-ton boulder, and disappeared out of the position, along Highway 89, in Prescott.
Now they are equally stumped by the presence of mysterious, back on Friday. However, they are very happy.
THE ARIZONA NATIONAL FOREST, 1-TON BOULDER, THE SO-CALLED ‘WIZARD ROCK’ IS MISSING
“We are very pleased that Wizard Rock is, and be thankful that whoever took it, it was structured enough to give back to the audience,” Sarah Clawson, a ranger for the Prescott National Forest, Bradshaw Ranger District, wrote in a statement, according to the Arizona Republic.
A wood-worker, made the happy discovery, FOX 10 Phoenix reported.
The popular attraction, which is described as “a beautiful, black stone with white quartz running through” is missing for more than two weeks ago, the Prescott National Forest, the U.s. Forest Service said Monday in a news release. It was assumed that a person who used heavy equipment to remove the mountains.
The loss, which led to national media attention and a lot of speculation as to what the rock had disappeared.
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Now it’s back, Prescott National Forest officials say they are considering a new location for the rock, so that visitors will be able to see more easily through the Republic, are reported.
The forest officials have reminded the public that permits are required for the removal of rocks, trees or other elements in the natural environment.
Fox News’ Stephen Sorace, contributed to this story.