Three quizzed over £2million Chinese artefacts theft from museum

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DETECTIVES were continuing to question three people in connection with the theft of two Chinese artefacts worth about £2million.

 Two men and a women arrested on Friday are being quizzed in connection with the break-in at Durham University’s Oriental Museum on Thursday.

A porcelain sculpture and a jade bowl dating from the Qing Dynasty were taken from display cabinets in the Malcolm MacDonald Gallery.

Durham Police said suspects from the West Midlands were arrested and taken to a police station for questioning.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.