Bring it bach!
A thief stole a rare 18th century violin said to be worth more than $700,000 in California — and he may not even know it, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The 1710 curly maple and alpine spruce instrument — built by Hieronymus Amati II, one of the most famous violin makers in history — was inside art dealer Rowland Weinstein’s car, which was stolen from his LA residence on Dec. 8, according to the report.
The art dealer said he was moving the violin from a previous location that he felt was not secure enough when he accidentally left his white Tesla unlocked momentarily while he went into his house. When he returned from inside, the car and the prized possession were gone.
A spokesperson for the FBI, Laura Eimiller, told the paper the agency has no leads in the case.
“According to LAPD, a car thief is believed to have been in the area,” Eimiller said….