A group of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold Bathroom in the Art exhibition in Britain’s Blenheim Palace, authorities said — causing flood into the World Heritage Site.
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A 66-year-old guy has been detained over The theft in the 18th-century stately house in Oxfordshire, where an exhibition of Cattelan works opened Thursday.
“The offenders Broke to the palace immediately and left the scene in roughly 4.50am (0350 GMT). No-one was hurt during the invasion,” local authorities said.
Detective Inspector Jess Milne stated: “The piece of artwork that’s been stolen is a high-value toilet made from gold which has been on display in the palace.
“Because of the bathroom being plumbed to the construction, this has caused considerable damage and flood.
“We consider that a group of offenders utilized at least 2 vehicles throughout the offense.
“The Art hasn’t yet been recovered now but we’re conducting a comprehensive investigation to locate it and bring those responsible to justice” Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was closed to the general public on Saturday morning because of”an episode”, but it didn’t provide additional information.