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Couple Strolls Into Manhattan Gallery, Tries to Leave With $45K Basquiat Painting: Cops

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The woman, who has long blonde hair and is thought to be about 20 to 30 years old, and the man, who is believed to be around the same age, went into a 10th Avenue gallery around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, when it was still broad daylight out. The pair are said to speak with an unknown European accent, police say.
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