In what has got be a first for the Moorabool Criminal Investigation Unit, a knight has been stolen from the entrance to Kryal Castle.

The 1m high statue (similar to the one pictured) was taken from the ticket area at the Leigh Creek tourist park around 3am Sunday – and he’ll be hard to miss.

Bacchus Marsh police said they wanted the “Knights Tale” to end on a positive note – and are calling for anyone with information to contact Detective Sarah Gleeson on 5366 4500 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote incident number quote incident number 200438406.

** Meanwhile, the Medieval-themed tourist attraction is currently open 10am-4pm every weekend and will be open every day of the holidays from December 26.

It also taking bookings again for birthday parties.

Some activities such as archery and face painting have been suspended during the pandemic – and visitors are advised to book online to allow the park to adhere to capacity limits.

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