In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
Posts tagged as “robbery”
Thirteen years after they were stolen, a pair of red slippers from The Wizard of Oz have been found. The FBI tracked the shoes down in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Police in Paraguay are trying to figure out what happened to 42 rifles that disappeared from the police storage area. Whoever took the rifles left toy rifles in their place.
Thieves in Sweden have stolen royal crowns from a display case in a church. In a daring robbery, thieves smashed the case and took the treasures away in a motorboat.
Visitors to a Texas aquarium stole a shark on Saturday. They wrapped it up, put it in a baby stroller, and rolled it away. The shark has been found, unhurt.
A famous stolen painting was found by French government officers on Friday, February 16. Where did they find it? Inside a suitcase on a bus!