Vintage violin reportedly stolen on TTC has been recovered however police nonetheless looking for suspect


A 263-year-old violin that was stolen final week has been recovered however police say that they’re nonetheless on the lookout for a suspect within the case.

On Dec. 17, a Lorenzo-Carcassi 1757 Live performance violin was reported misplaced on a TTC subway at round 6:30 p.m.

Police stated the violin proprietor travelled on Line 1 from School Station northbound to Bloor-Yonge Station.

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The proprietor then transferred to Line 2 and travelled west to St. George Station and made a closing switch to Line 1 travelling north to St. Clair West Station.

The proprietor observed the violin was lacking after leaving St. Clair Station.

The violin was in a vibrant crimson BAM case.

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Initially, police reported that the proprietor misplaced his violin however on Tuesday morning they confirmed that they have been treating the incident as a theft investigation. They then introduced in a while Tuesday afternoon that the violin had been positioned and can be returned to its proprietor.

In the meantime, the seek for a suspect seen on Dec. 18 exiting Dufferin Station with the violin on his again continues.

The suspect is described as in his 50s and was carrying a gray winter jacket, blue denims and a white toque.

“The suspect remains to be excellent and officers hope that somebody can establish him,” police stated in a information launch.

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