Stolen antiquities recovered from Eleusis

Stolen antiquities recovered from Eleusis

The police of Attica announced Thursday that with the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture, they resolved the case of a theft of antiquities from the Eleusinian area very important. Two Roma people, who had the objects in their possession, were arrested when during the night of April 15 they sneaked into the archaeological site, stealing over 50 high-value antiques.

In a sting operation, the police found two of the suspects in a gypsy camp in Zefyru, posing as shoppers to contact them. Once found out that he was correct, they arrested the two people and they recovered all the antiques.

Image Eleusis: BishkekRocks on Wikipedia
Source: greekreporter

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