Man in court over £20,000 Finsbury violin theft allegations

PUBLISHED: 19:03 28 July 2011 | UPDATED: 09:29 29 July 2011

Alexander MacGillivray was beaten so hard with a kettle it broke.

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A man has appeared in court accused of stealing a violin and bows worth £20,000.

Olalekan Egungbohun, 41, is alleged to have taken the items belonging to a musician from Finsbury Park railway station on June 6.

Mr Egungbohun, of Broadway, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, appeared at City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court last week.

He did not enter a plea and the case was adjourned until August.

He was granted unconditional bail.

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