Po­lice search­ing for woman seen mail­ing stolen art back to mu­seum

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The New York NEW YORK — Po­lice De­part­ment says it wants to ques­tion a woman caught on video mail­ing stolen art back to the Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art.

Po­lice said the woman was seen on sur­veil­lance video at a ship­ping store Thurs d ay as she mailed two stolen pho­to­graphs val­ued at $105,000. They were pack­aged in a large box she car­ried into the store.

Po­lice say the two print pho­to­graphs were found to be miss­ing from the mid­town Man­hat­tan mu­seum around mid­day Mon­day. There were no s ig n s of forced en­try into the build­ing.

The pic­tures ar­rived by mail back at the mu­seum Fri­day.

Po­lice say the woman who mailed the pic­tures is in her 20s. She wore a dark cap, glasses and a black over­coat at the store.

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