Large-format artwork stolen

Colourful painting taken from shop in downtown Parksville

  • Sep. 17, 2013 7:00 a.m.

This painting was stolen from an art gallery in Parksville.

Art thieves struck in Parksville on Wednesday, making off with a large painting from the Monk Art Gallery on Morison Ave.

Oceanside RCMP Corporal Jesse Foreman reported the unidentified culprits struck some time after 8 p.m., targeting a painting entitled Umbrellas Waiting on Rathtrevor Beach, which features yellow umbrellas on a beach.

Foreman noted the painting is quite large, measuring 58 by 37 inches.

Anyone who has any information that could assist the police on this  case is asked to call the Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111

— NEWS Staff

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