Police trying to 'guess who' stole $4,000 guitar

Source: Blue Ash Police
Source: Blue Ash Police

BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) - Blue Ash Police are investigating the theft of a guitar from the band "The Guess Who."

The Gibson EC30 acoustic guitar was stolen around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night while the band was performing at the Taste of Blue Ash festival.

Police say an assistant for the band placed Derek Sharp's guitar in its case and left it unattended. When he returned a moment later, the guitar was missing.

The guitar, which is sunburst in color, bears serial number 782027 and is valued at $4,000.

The 5-piece band includes the original bassist and drummer. The original guitarist for the band was Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive fame.

Anyone with information on the stolen guitar should call Blue Ash Police at 513-745-8555 or Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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