O-Fender: Cops looking for man who scooped another man’s unattended guitar

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It was an E Major loss.

Cops are looking to reunite a man and the vintage guitar he left on a Crown Heights sidewalk on March 3.

The 29-year-old was loading his car at 401 Saratoga Ave. at approximately 11:40 a.m., when he left the light blue guitar on the sidewalk and drove off.

The victim returned the car 15 minutes later to find the $2,300 instrument missing.

Police are asking the public for assistance in tracking down a man who they believe picked up the unattended guitar. The man is describe as a bearded male in his late 30s. Cops are not currently treating the situation as a crime.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-8477. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at or by calling (718) 260–4577.
Updated 2:36 pm, April 16, 2019
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Stepan from Greenpoint says:
This just screams "Insurance scam!"
April 17, 2019, 4:15 pm
I really wish you want to be BROOKLYNITES learn the Borough!!! Saratoga Avenue IS NOT A PART OF CROWN HEIGHTS. Go look at a damn map and stop trying to rezone Brooklyn!!!!!
May 29, 2019, 2:37 pm

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