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Stolen artwork meant for Luminaria found after search

Sunday night, event organizers say one of the members' vehicle was stolen along with the serpent installation that was on a trailer hitched to the vehicle.

SAN ANTONIO — An art installation was stolen from a group of artists who planned to debut the art work at Luminaria on Saturday evening.

Four members of a group of artists planned to unveil their collaborative piece "Of the Serpent" the Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival.

Sunday night, event organizers say one of the members' vehicle was stolen along with the serpent installation that was on a trailer hitched to the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle is Timofey Trofimenkov. 

Event organizers and the artist group asked the public's help in getting the art installation back, posting on social media using the hashtag #FindtheSerpent. 

On Monday, officials said the stolen artwork had been found about 10 minutes from the studio. They said the truck is still missing, along with electronics and tools, but the piece will be reconstructed.

Credit: Luminaria

The truck and trailer are described as a Nissan Frontier with license plate GYF 4960 and Trailer with RV number RV 3706.

Credit: Luminaria