Two men accused of stealing instruments from Louisville school of music

Two men accused of stealing instruments from Louisville school of music

Two men are accused of stealing more than $70,000 worth of instruments.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two men are accused to stealing more than $70,000 worth of musical instruments from the University of Louisville's School of Music, WLKY reported.

Alphonso Monrew, 22, and Anthony Abrams, 52, were arrested Thursday, according to Jefferson County Jail records. Each were charged with two counts of third degree burglary and two counts of theft by unlawful taking, the television station reported.

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According to police, on several occasions the two men stole instruments, including a $10,000 guitar, from the university's music school, WLKY reported.

The thefts occurred over several weeks, the television station reported. All of the instruments have been recovered and will be returned to students, police said.