Glasgow & West Scotland

Violin worth £17,000 stolen from car in Glasgow's west end

A violin valued at £17,000 has been stolen from a parked car in the west end of Glasgow.

The specialist Cain and Mann instrument was taken from the car in Beaconsfield Road, Kelvinside, over the weekend. A Charles Bazin bow was also stolen.

Police said the owner was a 56-year-old woman who is a professional musician.

Inquiries into the theft are continuing and Police Scotland has appealed for anyone with information about the theft to contact them.

A police spokeswoman said: "We received a report of a theft of a violin and bow from a motor vehicle in Beaconsfield Road, Glasgow. Inquiries are ongoing."

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