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CCTV appeal after alleged sex offences on London buses

Police are trying to trace a passenger seen on CCTV after reports of two alleged sex offences on London buses.

CCTV image from route 94 bus Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives believe the two incidents may be linked. The first was reportedly carried out on 9 November last year at about 19:50pm on a Route 94 bus in Holland Park Avenue. The second was on 16 November at about 16:20pm on a Route 27 bus in Euston.

CCTV image from route 27 bus Credit: Metropolitan Police

DC Lucy Staniland, said:

"Unwanted sexual behaviour on the transport network is not tolerated and all sexual offences are taken very seriously. I would like to remind everyone, but women in particular, to always report incidents of this nature to the police."

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Stolen Stradivarius sells for almost £1.4m at auction

A Stradivarius violin which was stolen from a sandwich shop in London sells for £1.38m at auction.

The 300-year-old violin was taken from celebrated artist Min-Jin Kym, from Euston Station in 2010.

Library picture of a Stradivarius. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The instrument was snatched by thieves, who tried to sell the violin for £100 but was eventually found intact in the Midlands, with some very minor damage.

Read: Violin thief tried to sell for £100 could fetch £2 million

Stolen rare violin goes on display

The world-famous Stradivarius violin that was stolen from London's Euston Station in 2010 and later recovered, will go on public display before it's sold off in December.

It's a happy ending for the instrument and its owner, London based violinist Min-Jin Kym, a celebrated international soloist.

The Euston Stradivarius was stolen in 2010 but recovered earlier this year Credit: Reuters

The exhibit is at the Westbury Hotel in Mayfair where experts will be on hand to talk about why it's so precious.

The 'Euston Strad' is estimated to fetch as much as £2 milliom at auction on the 18th December.

Violin thief tried to sell for £100 could fetch £2 million

A 300-year-old Stradivarius violin, which was stolen at Euston Station in 2010, when its owner went for a sandwich, could go for more than £2 million when it is sold at auction next month.

The recovered 1696 Antonio Stradivarius violin Credit: British Transport Police

The instrument was snatched by thieves from musician Min-Jin Kym, and eventually found intact in the Midlands, with some very minor damage. The Evening Standard reports online bidding for the auction will start at £1 million but the final price could fetch upwards of £2 million.

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