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Fitzwilliam Museum Chinese art theft: Third arrest

A jade vase and recumbent buffalo and horse
Items from various Chinese dynasties were taken

A 31-year-old man from London is the third person to be arrested in connection with a burglary at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

Police investigating the raid at the museum said the man had been arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

He is currently in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Chinese art thought to be worth in excess of £18m was taken from the museum and a 28-year-old man and 15-year-old boy were arrested.

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