Making off with a mini Mercury

Freddie Mercury is one of two figures to have disappeared
Freddie Mercury is one of two figures to have disappeared Credit: Marcus Crocker

Freddie Mercury is one of two famous refugees to disappear from our streets. The miniature figurines have been stolen after they were positioned on streets around the capital to mark Refugee Week. The iconic Queen frontman fled the Zanzibar revolution with his family in 1964.

Freddie Mercury was positioned outside the Dominion Theatre
Freddie Mercury was positioned outside the Dominion Theatre Credit: Marcus Crocker

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'Famous' figurines stolen

Miniatures of famous refugees that were being displayed on London's streets for Refugee week have been stolen.