Police seeking art thief

Scottsbluff Police are looking for a woman who took a $200 piece of art from the Harms Center at Western Nebraska Community College.

olice Captain Brian Wasson says the print of the Scotts Bluff National Monument was taken February 15th by a woman wearing sun glasses, a black hat and carrying a cane. Wasson says the art was one of the pieces on display.

Wasson says staff at the building were unsure the woman was the owner and did not take any action. The theft was not reported until Monday of this week. Surveillance did capture the woman leaving the building.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Scottsbluff Police at 630-6261 or contact Crimestoppers at 632-7867 (STOP).

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