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Drawing valued at $6,500 stolen from Victoria art gallery

Artwork believed to be stolen last summer but theft wasn’t discovered until February
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Police are looking for Sooke Harbour by E.J. Hughes after it was stolen from a Victoria art gallery. Anyone who has seen the piece is asked to contact the department. (Courtesy Victoria Police Department)

Police are searching for a piece of art stolen from a Victoria gallery last summer.

The drawing, called Sooke Harbour, by E.J. Hughes was stolen from an art gallery in the 600-block of View Street last June, according to a release from the Victoria Police Department. But the theft was only discovered in February.

The piece is valued at $6,500.

Anyone with information or who has recently seen the piece is asked to contact VicPD at 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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