Coquitlam News: Stolen High School Art Exhibit OCN News

Coquitlam RCMP are appealing to the public for help in locating two works of art that were allegedly stolen from a high school art exhibit.

In a news release Thursday, Coquitlam RCMP said officers responded to reports of a robbery at the Coquitlam Center mall around 6:45 p.m. on May 31.

“In the space of a week, two pieces of art were stolen from a high school student art booth inside the mall,” the cap said. Paige Kuz in the release.

The student art project has yet to be located and no suspects have been identified, police said.

“A number of students spent months working on the artwork and some used it for scholarships, as well as applications for post-secondary schools. We ask the public to be aware that these priceless pieces were stolen in the hope of returning them to their owners,” Kuz added.

Anyone with information about the stolen artwork is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 and quote the case number. 2022-13600.