Art Crime This Week (05.12.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Stolen 250-Pound Ronald McDonald Statue Recovered (CBS Philly)


Cops hunt man who stole art from St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh city centre where Outlander was filmed (The Scottish Sun)


Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France (The Daily News Egypt)


Police recover stolen ancient coins, lamps, other antiquities near Hebron (The Times of Isreal)


Valuable statue of deer stolen from home in Verwood (Somerest Live)


Rare £5,000 deer statue stolen from garden was taken out of the county with a stolen caravan, police say (source)


Bear statue stolen from Medford restaurant (NBC)


Billericay park statue found three months after being reported stolen (The Enquirer)


Ram raiders smashed gallery wall in stolen Land Rover before stealing £600k worth of antiques and jewellery (Mirror UK)


Panel stolen from epic tapestry in Edinburgh’s St Giles Cathedral (Apollo)


Pair appear in court over alleged art theft near comedian’s North-east home (The Evening Express)


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