Thieves in Sweden have stolen the country's crown jewels from a small 14th-century medieval cathedral and escaped by speedboat, the police reported on Wednesday.

The heist took place on Tuesday at noon; the thieves took two gold crowns and an orb made for King Karl IX and Queen Kristina. The police are searching for who escaped with a speedboat in the Strangnas lakes, west of Stockholm. Nobody was hurt.

The Swedish police is hoping the items can be secured back as the objects are difficult...


This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now