Boy’s violin stolen from Riverwalk Theatre in Edwards; police seek help to reunite him with his $1,500 instrument | VailDaily.com

Boy’s violin stolen from Riverwalk Theatre in Edwards; police seek help to reunite him with his $1,500 instrument

Vail Daily staff report

A picture of the violin and case, as provided by the Eagle County Sheriff's Office.

A young man left his violin and case near the entrance of a movie theater Friday night in Edwards, and by the time the movie ended a couple hours later, the instrument was gone. Now the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the stolen violin.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, the instrument is a 4/4 (full size) 2015 Lenhardt German violin. The serial number is RVLLC0307 and can be read on the E-string side, visible through the f-hole. The case is black and rectangular with a blue, velvet-like interior. The instrument and case are valued at about $1,500.

Anyone with information about the violin is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 970-328-8500. Tips can also be left anonymously with Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 800-972-TIPS, http://www.tipsubmit.com, or by testing STOPCRIME plus your message to 274637. Tips that lead to the arrest and indictment of a suspect can result in a reward of up to $1,000.