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Police release CCTV of Birmingham art theft attempt

West Midlands Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

As the man left the gallery with the artwork he was stopped by staff and then handed it back.

Investigating officer PC Patrick Higgins said: "We are now keen to identify the man in the CCTV to prevent him from turning his attention to smaller objects."

  • 18 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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