Police raids after museum thefts

Police forces across the country are carrying out searches in different locations following a series of robberies at museums, including the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge and Norwich Castle.

The Serious Organised Crime Agency is involved in the raids.

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Fitzwilliam Museum says arrests are major step forward

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has released this statement about the early morning arrests in connection with last years museum thefts

Tim Knox, Director said, "This recent action is a major step forward for all the institutions involved in the investigation.

We have been impressed with the support we have received from Cambridgeshire Police so far and would like to thank all the officers involved locally and nationally.

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