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Weird explanation over Logie robbery


Samuel Johnson’s silver Logie is seen just hours before it was stolen in a Melbourne pub.

THE man who stole Samuel Johnson’s Silver Logie during a charity event has claimed he is being painted as a “heartless thief” after the prized gong disappeared from a Melbourne pub on Wednesday night.

Johnson, who won the Silver Logie along with the Gold Logie for his performance as Molly Meldrum in the TV miniseries, Molly, donated the Logie to a pub in Brunswick, an inner suburb of Melbourne, spruiking his sister’s charity.

Punters were able to pose and take selfies with the Logie in exchange for a donation to Johnson’s charity, Love Your Sister.

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Police were called to The Brunswick Hotel just before 8pm Wednesday following reports the Logie had gone walkabout.

According to Victoria police, it is believed two men entered the pub and ordered drinks before grabbing the Logie and making a getaway for it.

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Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/awards/logies/man-who-stole-samuel-johnsons-silver-logie-claims-he-is-being-painted-as-a-heartless-thief/news-story/63e78782504bf1a96cc6aba4b24f61d3

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