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Man Grabs Artwork In Brazen Daylight Theft

And the whole thing is caught on camera

Man Grabs Artwork In Brazen Daylight Theft

Security footage has captured the moment a man stole an $8,000 painting from Chapel Farm Winery in Middle Swan.

Its believed he may have arrived on a tour bus, around 5:30pm on Saturday, before it happened.

The man can be seen in the vision, waiting for the right moment to strike, before he yanks the portrait off the wall and takes off through the front door.


Staff members took chase, and eventually managed to retrieve the painting, but it was damaged during the incident.

Police have today released these photos of the man they would like to speak to.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report the information online at