PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland police have recovered two hand-carved wooden eagle sculptures that were stolen from the Portland Custom House building.
The gold-painted sculptures are believed to be original to the building, completed in the 1860s.
Authorities estimate their value at about $50,000 combined.
Police say the eagles were found in the Ocean Gateway parking garage on Fore Street on Friday. They appear to be undamaged and may have been in the garage for a number of days.
They had recently been restored and were wrapped in plastic at the time of the theft. Each eagle is about three feet tall.
Police say they continue to investigate the theft.
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