Artifacts Stolen From KCK Museum.
Police Arrest One Suspect, Seek Another.
January 26, 2009.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are looking for crooks who broke into a Kansas City, Kan., museum.
Officers said the thieves stole several thousand dollars’ worth of items.
Police arrested one suspect in the case and recovered some of the museum’s missing items, including a set of slave chains, antique lamps and a Singer sewing machine.
Museum workers said some of the items were returned to the porch at the museum, but a uniform worn by the first black firefighter in the area is still missing.
Police said they are looking for another person in connection with the break-in.