February 21, 2024

Redlands police are hoping for the general public’s assist in figuring out a burglar who stole two beneficial, limited-edition Dr. Seuss prints from a kids’s dentistry, a theft that left detectives with few clues.

Somebody smashed a glass entrance door on the morning of Jan. 7 at Pediatric Dentistry of Redlands on Ford Avenue and took the prints that have been displayed in a hallway and a again workplace, metropolis spokesman Carl Baker mentioned Tuesday, Jan. 16.

The prints have been Inexperienced Eggs and Ham, valued at $15,000, and Stars Upon Thars, value $3,000, Baker mentioned.

“There’s surveillance (video) that was reviewed by the officer exhibiting a hooded and unidentifiable male committing the crime. Leads are restricted presently and we, after all, encourage anybody with data to contact Redlands police,” Baker mentioned.

The housebreaking sufferer, dentist Cameron E. Fuller, declined to debate the crime, an worker mentioned.

The prints usually are not distinctive. They’re offered by way of galleries with various ranges of shortage, in response to the web site The Artwork of Dr. Seuss.

“Over its 20-year historical past, most of the works from The Artwork of Dr. Seuss Assortment have grow to be extraordinarily uncommon or have offered out solely,” the web site says.

Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated greater than 60 kids’s books. He died in 1991 at age 87.