STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – A painting of Jesus stolen in what the culprit calls a “drunken mistake” has been returned to a Mexican restaurant popular with Penn State students.

The Centre Daily Times reports the savior-swiper returned the painting to Mad Mex restaurant Thursday morning.

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The $1,000 painting wasn’t harmed.

Mad Mex manager Kristen Burns tells the newspaper the painting showed up in red wrapping paper with a note attached saying, “Please forgive me for my drunken mistake.”

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Max Mex reported the paining stolen on Monday. The restaurant says it’ll look to keep it permanently affixed to the wall from now on.

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