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It wouldn’t be rivalry week without a mascot head getting stolen.  On Wednesday, the head of the Duke Blue Devils mascot was stolen and put up on a stake on top of a student store in Chapel Hill.

A photo showed up on Instagram of people wearing the mascot head before it was placed on the stake. The photo posted to Instagram reportedly had the following caption: “Shout out to my brother and his friends for stealing the Duke mascot head and mounting it on a stake.”

Here's a look at the photos reportedly posted on Instagram (the photo above was also part of the same post):

WGHP in North Carolina shared the following information:

Derek Rowles, an executive producer for ABC 11 in Raleigh, said Chapel Hill Police have taken possession of the Duke mascot head. It was removed from the bookstore around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.

This incident likely heightened the tension between the schools prior to Wednesday's basketball game, which Duke won 73-68.

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