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...

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