ACME Studios art heist leaves Vancouver police mystified

Nov 17 2016, 7:30 pm

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to track down a series of paintings stolen from ACME Studios in the Downtown Eastside.

The four canvas paintings were stolen from the art studio on 112 East Hastings Street sometime between Sunday morning and Tuesday evening.

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

“This artwork is original and eye-catching,” said VPD Const. Jason Doucette in a release.

“Someone will recognize these paintings. We hope they do the right thing and contact police or Crime Stoppers so we can return the artwork to its owners.”

If you have information about the theft or the whereabouts of the paintings, please call the VPD Property Crime Unit at  604-717-9061, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at solvecrime.ca.

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

DTES Art Heist/ (ACME Studios)

Again, if you have information about the theft or the whereabouts of the paintings, please call the VPD Property Crime Unit at  604-717-9061, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

DH Vancouver StaffDH Vancouver Staff

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