Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

Photo of Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work
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City’s governor asks if image of ‘cute rat’ is a gift from the elusive street artist


Authorities in Tokyo have launched an investigation into a work of graffiti that bears a striking resemblance to a trademark drawing by the celebrated – and so far unidentified – British street artist, Banksy.

Tokyo’s metropolitan government was alerted to a drawing of a rat holding an umbrella – one of Banksy’s best-known works – on a door near a Hinode monorail station in the city centre.

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