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[Video] Armed robbery takes place at art fair in Maastricht

28 June 2022, by Victoria Séveno

The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht (TEFAF) has been evacuated and two suspects have been arrested by police after four men staged a robbery on Tuesday morning. 

Armed robbery at TEFAF Maastricht

Police are investigating an armed robbery at TEFAF, after four men broke into the event at the MECC in Maastricht. One man was seen carrying a weapon while another smashed a sledgehammer into a display case. Dutch media reports that the display case contained diamonds belonging to a London jeweller. 

The MECC was evacuated by local authorities on Tuesday morning, but the event has now reopened to the public.

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Victoria Séveno

Victoria grew up in Amsterdam, before moving to the UK to study English and Related Literature at the University of York and completing her NCTJ course at the Press Association…

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