Washington Square Park in San Francisco's North Beach District seen Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Massive menorah stolen from Washington Square Park

Police are investigating the theft of a giant brass menorah from Washington Square Park that was reported on Christmas Day.

The menorah, which stands about 6 feet tall and weighs 100 pounds, was stolen sometime over the holiday weekend from the North Beach park, according to police. The menorah was reported stolen at noon on Christmas Day.

Metal recyclers are asked to be on the lookout for anyone with large brass pieces as recycled metal.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the SFPD anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with “SFPD.”

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