Police searching for woman seen mailing stolen art back to museum
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.