A second man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing an 18-carat solid gold toilet from Blenheim Palace valued at round £4.eight million.
The totally functioning lavatory, named America and put in for an artwork exhibition at Sir Winston Churchill’s birthplace, was taken throughout a housebreaking within the early hours of Saturday.
It was designed by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and its theft from a wood-panelled room on the 18th-century Oxfordshire property prompted vital flood injury.
Thames Valley Police mentioned a 36-year-old man from Cheltenham had been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle and launched below investigation.
It comes after a 66-year-old man beforehand arrested on suspicion of housebreaking was launched on bail till October 9.
Investigating officer Detective Inspector Steven Jones mentioned: ‘We are persevering with to analyze this incident and have made a second arrest in reference to it.
‘Our priority is to locate the stolen item, and I would urge anyone with any information to contact police by calling 101.’
Police consider a gang of thieves utilizing a minimum of two automobiles had been accountable for stealing the toilet.
Witness ought to quote the reference quantity URN 273 (14/9).