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  Stolen paintings found in public loo
Updated 28 April 2003, 09.14
One of the stolen paintings: Van Gogh's The Fortification of Paris with Houses
Three paintings which were mysteriously stolen from an art gallery have been found - in a toilet!

The works of art are worth a whopping 1 million and went missing from Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester on Sunday.

It's a mystery how the thieves got them out of the gallery.

Police are still trying to work out how they did it.

Anonymous tip-off

But now the paintings have been found in a nearby loo.

Picasso's Poverty
Police said they got an anonymous tip-off that the works of art were there.

The paintings were by three very famous artists - Picasso, Van Gogh and Gauguin.

Experts are going to examine them to make sure they've not been damaged.

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