Artist says paintings stolen overnight during Edgewater Art Fair

Five of the eight paintings artist Lydia Cash says were stolen from her Edgewater Art Fair tent overnight between Sept. 26 and 27. (Lydia Cash)

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.
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