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Picasso Theft Suspect In Court


(CNN)--The man accused of taking a Picasso sketch from a San Francisco art gallery is due in court.

Police say on July 5th, Lugo walked right out of the gallery with the rare sketch and hopped into a cab.

He was arrested the next day at a hotel in Napa, California.

Police were able to get the sketch back, which is said to be worth 275-thousand-dollars.

Lugo has pleaded not guilty.

He is also accused of other art thefts in the New York area... and could be extradited back there to face several charges.

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