Castle Museum theft

Police are investigating the theft of a number of Lord Nelson artefacts from Norwich Museum.

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Nelson artefacts stolen

Security has been stepped up at Norwich Castle Museum after a number of items celebrating the life of the Norfolk naval hero Lord Nelson were taken.

The news comes at a time the museum's displaying an Italian masterpiece worth £100 million.

Police are reviewing CCTV and the National Security Adviser for the Arts Council is reviewing the museum's security arrangements.

The theft was noticed by an off-duty police officer who saw the cabinet which housed the objects had been tampered with.

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