Video: Man takes painting worth over $1,000 from Bronx building

MELROSE, the Bronx — A man stole a painting worth over $1,000 from a Bronx building, police said.

On Oct. 5, he entered the building on Courtland Avenue near East 160th Street in Melrose and removed a painting from a third floor hallway, cops said.

Video surveillance shows the man leaving with the large painting through the building’s main entrance.

He is described to be 5-feet 10-inches and was last seen wearing a blue V-neck sweater, beige pants, a red hat and a red backpack.

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