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WATCH: CCTV of suspects in Ely Museum ‘Great Torc Robbery’

Two people on e-scooters were seen in the vicinity of the museum

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CCTV of two people suspected of being involved in stealing a gold torc and a gold bracelet from Ely Museum was released today.

DI Kiri Mazur said: “We have released this CCTV, not in the hope someone will recognise the figures, but to try to jog memories and encourage anyone with information to come forward.

“We are focused on identifying the offenders, tracing the items, and returning them to their rightful place and are working closely with staff at Ely Museum to follow all lines of inquiry.

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“I am very keen to hear from anyone who may be able to provide information or saw two people on e-scooters in the vicinity of the museum, car park and pedestrian walkways at the back of the museum, the council offices and the Grange Car Park, between 12am and 2am on Tuesday.”

Elie Hughes, curator at Ely Museum, said: “We are devastated by the loss to the museum and to the local heritage of the region. It is a huge blow after the incredible support from the community in acquiring the torc in 2017. As a culturally significant object, it cannot be replaced.

“Our priority now is working with the police to locate the stolen objects.”

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