The Purple Heart Statue stolen from the U.P. Veterans Memorial earlier this week has been recovered. According to the MSP-Iron Mountain Post, the suspects who stole the statue returned it to a road near the Memorial where a Good Samaritan found it and called authorities. The statue sustained damage while in the hands of the suspects who remain at large. Evidence is still being processed and the investigation is continuing. The State Police and all Veterans are asking the public for assistance. If you have ANY information call 774-2122.