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UPDATE: Stradivarius not recovered; three arrested

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MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Milwaukee police say the stolen Stradivarius violin has not been recovered.

Three people were arrested in connection with the theft.  Police Chief Ed Flynn says the search continues for the multi-million dollar instrument.  The violin was stolen from Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond as he walked to his car following a performance January 27. 

Prosecutors don't expect any decisions regarding charges for the three suspects to be made before Thursday.  The robber appeared to target the violin specifically.  Police say the thief used a stun gun on Almond, grabbed the instrument and jumped into a getaway vehicle.
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) --- Three people have been arrested in connection to the theft of a 300-year-old violin. 

The Milwaukee District Attorney office told our affiliate WISN that their office is reviewing the allegations involving two men and one woman arrested.

The instrument was stolen Jan. 27 from Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond after a concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College.  The violin is worth $6 million.

No other information on how the three were found to be connected to the case.

We will continue to update this story as we find out more.

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