Rodin sculpture stolen from Danish museum
COPENHAGEN – They came, they saw it and they stole it. Danish police looking for two men believed to have snatched a bronze bust by Auguste Rodin from a Copenhagen museum.
All done in broad daylight. CCTV images released of the two men show them on a reconnaissance mission 11 days before the theft.
Disguised as tourists, the men are believed to be Eastern European, according to police.
The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum said it took them just 12 minutes to snatch the 25.5 cm bust. The theft was only discovered after they left. The “Man with the Broken Nose” is estimated to be worth around 270,000 euros. –Reuters