Beatles records worth $45K stolen during break-in

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Police are looking for suspects with serious Beatlemania after 26 vintage Beatles records were stolen from a home north of Goderich.

The Ontario Provincial Police said sometime between 12 p.m. on January 4 and 1 p.m. on January 8, an unknown number of suspects broke into a home on River Mill Line in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh.

The thieves made off with a number of valuables including the record collection, which is valued at around $45,000. One of the stolen albums is a Spanish Beatles album pressed in 1964, titled “Lost Beatles” and is valued at $7,000.

Other items stolen were a blue and yellow Taco 22 brand mini bike with a $3,000 value, a black Realistic brand record player with a ruby needle, a chrome Dewalt torque wrench with a half inch drive, and various Snap-On hand tools valued at around $43,000.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).