Art Stolen From Kate Moss Mansion as She Slept

Cops nab man, 24
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 21, 2010 4:24 AM CDT
British model Kate Moss was asleep in her London mansion when art work was stolen from her home   (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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(Newser) – A $115,000 Banksy portrait and other art work was stolen from model Kate Moss' $10 million London mansion as she and her family slept. A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the theft, though police did not reveal if the art was recovered. Moss, 36, was staying in the home with partner Jamie Hince and her mom. It was a week for brazen art heists. A thief cut 5 masterpieces worth at least $100 million from their frames at the Paris Museum of Modern Art this week. Works included pieces by Picasso, Matisse, Braque and Modigliani.

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