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Man Steals $4,900 Sculpture From Anderson Museum

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ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The director of a museum in Anderson says a man stole a $4,900 bronze sculpture by stuffing it under his shirt and walking out.

Authorities said a security camera at the Anderson Arts Center caught the theft on Oct. 7.

Museum executive director Kimberly Spears says the museum was closed to the public that day, but the staff was around. Spears says the man is seen in the video walking up to the sculpture of a woman holding a mask, looking at its tag, then unlocking an exit door. The man then was taped putting the artwork called “Double Charade” under his shirt and leaving.

Spears says her staff discovered the sculpture by Greenville artist Zan Wells was missing Tuesday when they took inventory.

Police are looking for the man.

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