Stolen Artwork Recovered Near St. Andrews

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Artwork that was reported stolen from a home in St. Andrews, N.B. November 18 was recovered two days later at a Chamcook chapel.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police said they received a call Nov. 20 from volunteers at St. John the Baptist Anglican chapel, who said they found 11 pieces of the stolen art, including the portrait “Angel,” by Herzl Kashetsky, on the steps leading to one of the entrances. After an initial inspection of the art work none of it appears to be damaged, said police.

Police were alerted to a break-in at about 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, at a home on Parr Street in St. Andrews. Also taken during the break-in were pieces of pottery and blown glass. Police believe the thieves stole the items during the evening of Nov. 17 or the early morning hours of Nov. 18.

District 1 RCMP in St. Andrews is investigating. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 506-466-7030 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).