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UPDATE: Milwaukee Police Recover the "Ex-Lipiński" Stradivarius Violin Stolen from Frank Almond >>

Milwaukee Police have recovered the "Ex-Lipiński" Stradivarius stolen from Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, a source from the Milwaukee Police Department confirmed today.

BREAKING: Three People Arrested in Connection with Theft of Stradivarius Violin from Frank Almond of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra >>

Milwaukee County prosecutors say that three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of the "Ex-Lipiński" Stradivarius violin, reported earlier today. Two men, ages 36 and 41, and a 32-year-old woman were arrested by Milwaukee police on the morning of February 3. All three suspects are Milwaukee-area residents.

READ: Statement from Owner of "Ex-Lipiński" Stradivarius Violin, Stolen from Frank Almond of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra >>

The owner of the "Ex-Lipiński" Stradivarius violin that was stolen from violinist Frank Almond last week has issued a statement about the theft. Far from expressing anger, she expresses concern for Almond and devastation that the theft occurred, saying to Almond, "First, I’m so happy that you are safe."

"Ex-Lipiński" Strad Worth $6 Million Stolen from Concertmaster Frank Almond of Milwaukee Symphony >>

Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, reported the theft of his "ex-Lipinski" Stradivarius violin on January 27, as he was walking back to his car after a concert. The violin, worth an estimated $6 million, was on loan to him from an anonymous benefactor.

Financial Results, Good in Detroit and Cleveland, Less Rosy for Minnesota and Milwaukee >>

Ever noticed how things go in seasons? Awards season, concerts announcement season, and right now it's financial results season (as well as end-of-year review season and nearly next-year-preview season).

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