A woman used a long coat to hide a guitar as she stole it from a shop in Colchester.
The Brazilian McCarty instrument, which has a five-figure price tag, was taken from Peach Guitars on Crown Gate on Tuesday 20th February.
According to police, a man and a woman entered the shop together at around 4pm and made a purchase. After that they went upstairs and stole the guitar.
Essex Police have released CCTV images of a man and a woman they want to speak to in connection with the incident.
The man and woman police want to speak to
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact PC Lindsey Mason at Colchester Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.
The type of guitar stolen