Police in Italy are unconcerned about the daring theft of a Flemish master’s painting – because they had replaced it with a fake a month ago.
The painting by Pieter Bruegel the Younger, worth millions, apparently vanished from a church on Wednesday.
Thieves used a hammer to smash open its display case and made off in a car.
Hours later, Italian police revealed they had heard rumours of the planned heist – and installed cameras to catch the thieves in the act. Read more