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Video: Stolen paintings found in PE

Eastern Cape
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This photo released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, shows the four paintings stolen from a museum in its capital hundreds of miles away in a cemetery under a park bench in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Brig. Marinda Mills of the SAPS told The Associated Press on Tuesday that officers found the paintings in Port Elizabeth, about 1,100 kilometers (700 miles) from Pretoria where they were stolen. (AP Photo/South African Police Service)

Eastern Cape police have recovered four of the five paintings stolen from a Pretoria Art Museum.

The four canvases were found under a bench in a small cemetery in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday. Police are still searching for Gerard Sekoto's "Street Scene", which is worth an estimated R7 million.

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