HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — Police on Hawaii Island are investigating a theft that happened on Oct. 14.
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Though details about the case are limited, the Hawaii Police Department said that an oil painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat and jewelry were taken from a home on 40th Avenue in Kurtistown.
Basquiat was an American neo-expressionist painter in New York City. He was known for his graffiti-like art before he died in Manhattan in 1988 at the age of 27.
If you have any information about this case, contact Detective Jeremy Kubojiri at (808) 961-2378 or Jeremy.Kubojiri@hawaiicounty.gov. Tipsters can also call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.
If you’d like to remain anonymous, tipsters can also call CrimeStoppers at 961-8300. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
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