Cello Stolen From SF Conservatory of Music

Security video shows a couple walking out with the missing cello

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    A 23- year-old artist and student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music had his creativity silenced when a couple allegedly stole his cello from the school. Jean Elle reports. (Published Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012)

    A 23-year-old artist and student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music had his creativity silenced when a couple allegedly stole his cello from the school.

    San Francisco police say it happened Sunday while the campus was open for a concert.

    There is surveillance video of a well-dressed couple searching the building and leaving with the cello. The couple, police said, allegedly stole it out of Adam Young's unlocked locker.

    Young is devastated: "It's priceless to me it's the object that encompasses my soul."

    Young needs the cello for school, for work and for sharing his creative voice.

    The instrument is a handmade Bubenreuth worth thousands of dollars. But for Young it is worth so much more.

    View images take from the security camera here.

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