Skeleton taken hostage after thieves raid orthopod exhibition

Police have bone to pick with whoever's responsible

A skeleton called Clarence stolen from an Adelaide orthopaedics exhibition has apparently gone to ground, with the covert burglary hitting no funny bones with event organisers.

Clarence the skeleton

On Sunday, the Australian Orthopaedic Association travelling exhibition in the Rundle Mall library was looted by spineless thieves disguised as council workers.

With Clarence the star attraction, the travelling exhibition has been making its way around the country since April, showcasing 80 years of orthopaedics in