Police investigating high value theft from business

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Grey-Bruce OPP are investigating a recent high value theft from a local business in Georgian Bluffs.

On November 27th, the theft was reported to police, and officers responded and discovered that approximately $180,000 worth of items were stolen from a business located on Shane Street, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.

The following items are currently outstanding:

·        A watercolour canvas painting which measures 5 feet by 4 feet. The painting is by artist Dorothy Knowles, titled “May Green.”

·        Two pieces from a three piece set titled “Entwined,” by artist Laurie De Camillis. The first missing piece measures 6 feet by 4 feet, and the second piece measures 6 feet by 3 feet.

·        An oil on canvas painting by artist Jean Paul Riopelle. This piece measures 2 feet by 4.5 feet. This painting is three individual paintings framed into one. Of note is a crack in the middle of the left hand panel

·        An oil painting titled “AC-78-57,” by artist William Perehudoff. The painting consists of turquoise, blue, yellow and orange stripes. The frame on this painting is very old.

·        An Opus Connect E-500 electric bike. The bike contains saddle bags, and a beverage holder.

·        Also outstanding is a stainless steel bar fridge, measuring 24 inches by 18 inches, a 55 inch Samsung TV, a 40 inch Samsung TV, and a Rocky Mountain Whistler Bike.

If anyone has any information regarding this theft or the whereabouts of any of these items, contact Grey-Bruce OPP or Crime Stoppers.