Artist says paintings stolen overnight during Edgewater Art Fair

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Five of the eight paintings artist Lydia Cash says were stolen from her Edgewater Art Fair tent overnight between Sept. 26 and 27.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Artist Lydia Cash, 28, says eight paintings worth an estimated $3,410 were stolen overnight from her sales tent at the Edgewater Art Fair last weekend.

Chicago police say Cash filed a report that she returned to her sales tent in the 1100-block of West Granville Sunday morning to find several acrylic paintings were missing. Police say the paintings were stolen sometime between 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27.

Area North is investigating the theft. No one is in custody at this time.