Northwestern lecturer robbed of $5 million violin

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A Northwestern lecturer was robbed of his violin after a concert in Milwaukee.

The two armed robbers stole a 300-year-old Stradivarius Violin, according to Milwaukee Police.

The instrument belonged to Milwaukee Symphony Concertmaster and Northwestern Lecturer Frank Almond.

Almond was attacked with a stun gun Monday night after a concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College

The violin is valued at approximately $5 million.  Because of this, Chief Flynn believes the robbery was a targeted crime.

Investigators are searching everywhere from pawn shops to international database– believing this could even be an international heist.

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