Conman Collects Valuable Painting

Police have released a CCTV image of a man who got away with a valuable painting from a Torquay shop.

The man used a fraudulent credit card to pay for the painting of the  famous Moulin Rouge in Paris. Police say the painting is worth about six thousand pounds and the crime is considered a 'high value deception.
 
He's described as being in his late 20s to early 30s and of slim build. He had short dark hair and wore a navy blue brimmed hat, large white waterproof coat with black sleeves, a white football shirt and dark shorts. He spoke with a Liverpool accent.
 
The man collected a painting from a gallery in the town on 26 October 2012. 
 
Anyone who recognises the person in the picture or who knows where the painting might be is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference FT/12/7669
 

 

 

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