Lichtenstein, Warhol works stolen from NY home

This image provided by the New York Police Dept. shows a Roy Lichtenstein print titled "Thinking Nude." Police are looking for the person who tunneled through a wall into a New York City apartment while the owner was away around Thanksgiving and made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of artworks by Andy Warhol and other notable artists. ((AP Photo/New York Police Dept.))

December 24, 2010 1:08:29 PM PST
Authorities are ramping up their effort to solve a Manhattan mystery: Who drilled a hole in the wall of a chic home and stole a collection of artworks by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol?

The burglars also made off with surveillance tapes that might have caught them in the act.

Police released images of the art on Thursday, hoping someone might help solve the crime in Manhattan's trendy Meatpacking District.

Authorities estimate the home was burglarized last month, sometime during Thanksgiving week.

At the time of the break-in, owner Robert Romanoff was away.

Romanoff is president of the Nebraska Meat Corp. started in New York City by his immigrant relatives in 1905.

Also stolen from the five-story building in the Meatpacking District was pricey jewelry including Cartier and Rolex watches.

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