Art collection stolen from Westport restaurant

Photo of one of the "Sailor's Valentines" art pieces stolen from Marguerite’s Restaurant in Westport

WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are seeking the public’s help solving the theft of an art collection from a Westport restaurant.

Investigators say 11 shell mosaics, known as “Sailor’s Valentines,” were stolen from Marguerite’s Restaurant on Main Road during a break-in last Friday.

The collection, created by local artist Barbara Chadwick, is valued at over $15,000.

The Chadwick family is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Anyone with information about the theft is urged to contact Westport Police at (508) 636-1122 or the lead investigator on the case, Detective Ryan Nickelson, at (774) 264-5174.

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