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Who did the Boston art heist?

Twenty years ago today the world's biggest art robbery took place. Works by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Monet and Degas were stolen from a Boston museum in the early hours of the morning.

The paintings are estimated to be worth around a half a billion dollars in total.

They were never seen again and the chief suspect has been on the run for two decades.

Correspondent John Wilson looks back on the heist.


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