Local man to construct Robocop statue

Local man to construct Robocop statue

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The 1987 Robocop movie was about a Detroit Police Officer who become a super crime fighting machine. The movie is a classic and it had people talking about building a statue in Detroit in honor of the iconic character - which is now happening.

Giorgio Gikas, a fourth-generation metal worker that brought family business from Greece to the east side of Detroit, will be constructing the Robocop statue.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to hear from him in a report from FOX 2's Lee Thomas

A company in Utah made the styrofoam mold and Giorgio will cast the statue and help put it into place.

The 1987 version of the Robocop statue will be around 15 feet tall with a 3-5 foot pedestal.

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