Stolen painting returns home to Belfast after 9 years

A painting valued at nearly £20,000, which was stolen from a Belfast home nine years ago has been reunited with its owners.

William Conor’s ‘Bringing in the Turf’ was displayed in the home of the Malpress family for 50 years before it was targeted by thieves. Purchased by Frank and Turid Malpress, it was replaced with a copy to serve as bait after Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) alerted the family that thieves were operating in their neighbourhood. Continue reading