Between 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 8 and 9:30 am the next day, five commissioned paintings on 6 x 4 foot wooden panels were stolen from around the edge of an open work site at 168 Upper Street, N1.
The panels, painted black with white stenciled images of sharks and fluorescent pink flower shapes, were due to be auctioned for the charity ‘Art Against Knives’ when work at the site had been completed.
The paintings are estimated to be worth at least £20,000.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of the paintings is urged to contact police in Islington on 101 quoting reference CRIS 2723485/14. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.