Cambridgeshire

Fourth charge over museum theft in Cambridge

A jade vase and recumbent buffalo and horse
Image caption Items from various Chinese dynasties were taken in the theft of art worth up to £40m

A fourth man has been charged in connection with a burglary at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

Chinese art, including a 17th Century jade horse, worth up to £40m was stolen in April.

Robert Smith, 24, of Hockenden Lane, Swanley, Kent, has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary.

Two men aged 28 and 25, and a 15-year-old boy have been charged with theft and conspiracy to commit burglary in connection with the offence.

Mr Smith is due to go before Cambridge magistrates on Friday.

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