Contrite art thief returns stolen painting

Telegraph | Robert Tait:

Unlikely gesture comes after police appeal for help in identifying suspect shown in surveillance footage. As art heists go, it was hardly The Thomas Crown Affair – involving no subterfuge and concerning not an acknowledged masterpiece but an unknown work worth just US$150 (£107). Now the thief who stole the oil painting of Kansas City’s historic Waldo Water Tower from a public library in broad daylight has given his crime another distinctive stamp – by returning it with a fulsome written apology… Read more 

Image: Theman was filmed walking away with the painting Photo: Fox 4