Reprise hits sour note: Man charged with stealing same saxophone twice

A man who allegedly stole the same saxophone from a Northwest D.C. music store twice in a matter of days has been arrested.

Vincent Stewart, 55, was arrested Tuesday on two charges of burglary, after he broke into Middle C Music on Wisconsin Avenue in Tenleytown — twice.

D.C. police said he first broke into the music store on June 6 around 12:45 a.m. and took property — the saxophone — from the store.

NBC Washington spoke with store owner Myrna Sislen, who said that the suspect stole a $4,400 saxophone, which was recovered two days later after the store got an anonymous phone call telling them where to find the instrument.

However, the following day on June 9, it was stolen again, along with a flute, a clarinet and some reeds, NBC…

Original published: 2019-06-12 03:57:30 Read the full Washington News here


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