Caught on Tape: Man Steals Salvador Dali Painting Worth $150K

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0  Updated at 5:59 am, June 22nd, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Thinkstock/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Police are looking for a man who swiped a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting from a New York City art gallery.

Police say the man walked into the Venus Over Manhattan gallery on Tuesday, posing as a customer.  The thief removed the 1949 ink painting from the wall, put it in his bag and fled out the door.  He was wearing a black and white checkered shirt and jeans.

The stolen painting is titled “Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio.”

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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