$100,000 worth of instruments stolen from Hughesdale

Detectives from the Monash Crime Investigation Unit are appealing for public assistance following the theft of a number of unique musical instruments in Hughesdale earlier this week.

It is believed unknown offenders have forced entry into a property on Warrigal Road between 2.30am and 7.30am on Tuesday 7 January.

Investigators have been told a man wearing a hat was seen fleeing the area in a silver SUV.

A number of musical instruments, valued at approximately $100,000, were stolen from the premises.

This includes:

• An A E Smith 1908 antique violin

• Roderich Paesold Gold-Mounted violin bow

• J S Tubbs silver-mounted antique bow

• 2002 KG intruments 15 inch hand made viola

• 2002 KG instruments (full size) hand made cello

• 2 German Trade ¾ size violin

• Black Chines bow case, containing 6 violin bows

• Carbon fibre cello bow

• Mother of pearl mounted wooden cello bow

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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