Giant bear statues sell for £250k
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Birmingham's Big Sleuth bears raise over £250k for charity

An auction of ceramic bear statues, which were part of a summer art exhibition, has raised £257,300.

The 91 Big Sleuth bears were displayed across Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwell and Dudley.

Buzz the bear, which had been based at the University of Birmingham, got the highest bid at £9,000.

The decorated bears were auctioned to raise money for Birmingham Children's Hospital.