$200,000 painting stolen in front of visitors at Russian museum

MOSCOW, Russia (WPVI) -- Police in Russia have found a painting that was stolen right from the wall of a museum as stunned visitors looked on.

On Sunday, a man calmly walked up to the painting, took it off the wall, and walked away.

Investigators later found it at a construction site.

The man said he couldn't remember where he was on Sunday and denied involvement.

The painting has an estimated value of nearly $200,000.


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