(CBS) — The Gold Coast Art Fest had some unwanted visitors during the overnight hours: thieves.
Vendors say some 30 booths were hit overnight, but it may not have been the take home the crooks had hoped for.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Melvina Bogard Charged With Aggravated Battery, Official Misconduct In 2020 Shooting Of Ariel Roman At CTA Red Line Station
While some of tents were picked through there wasn’t much taken. That’s because most vendors just left change and made sure to take home their most expensive items.
“Pretty much everyone got hit,” said vendor Dephine Ponteux.READ MORE: Northbound Lanes Reopen On I-65 In Jasper County After Crash Involving Semi Truck
“They took a five hundred dollar mountain bike that we had and quite honestly it was probably the best thing that could have happened to us,” said Brad Cornelias.
Cornelias felt grateful that his artwork was untouched, saying a mountain bike can be replaced.MORE NEWS: Moderna Says Third COVID Vaccine Booster Shot ‘Likely To Be Necessary’ This Fall Due To Delta Variant
So far there have been no arrests.