BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Vintage banjos valued over $16,000 that were reportedly stolen on Wednesday afternoon from a Burlington music shop have been found, according to a Facebook post by the shop.
On the store's official Facebook page, Lowe Vintage Instrument Company said the three stolen banjos were found shortly after being stolen.
Officers say the theft happened around 2 p.m. at the shop on South Main Street in Burlington. Police say someone walked into the store, and stole the instruments while a store employee was helping a customer.
There is no word on whether or not the suspected thief has been caught. Police believe he took off in a white vehicle after he left the store.
If you have any information that can help officers, call Burlington-Alamance Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.
The banjos that were recovered were a 1930's blue Gibson RB11 valued at about $9,000, a 1960 wood grain Fender Artist valued at about $1,600, and a 1930 wood grain Gibson TB-2 five string neck valued at about $5,500.
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