Man arrested for stealing $300,000 worth of art in Richmond

RICHMOND (KRON) — Hundreds of thousands of art paintings were stolen from the 3000 block of Washington Street in Richmond around 4:48 PM Sunday afternoon.

The suspect is a 39-year-old white male who was driving a moving truck. He was not authorized to be in the premises and was told to leave. The suspect left with the art pieces in a pack shipping crate, claiming that the items were his junk.

The suspect has been taken into custody. The art paintings are worth $300,000.

Stick with KRON 4 News for updates as the story develops.

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