Lewes police ask for help in slow-motion burglary

August 26, 2022

The Lewes Police Department is asking the public for help after an elderly man with a cane left the library with a piece of artwork.

The Lewes library was holding an art exhibit when an unidentified elderly man took a painting Aug. 15 that was on display. The painting had a white ribbon pinned to it. Photographs show the hunched man walking away with his cane and the painting.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 302-645-6264.


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