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Man damages painting with hammer
On Wednesday 8th August a homeless man has been accused of causing criminal damage to a painting worth 1.7 million pounds on display in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
The painting that was said to have been hit with a hammer several times was a portrait of Samuel Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
The man will appear in court on Friday to face charges of criminal damage, and possessing a hammer with intent on causing criminal damage
News for Thursday 03 May, 2007