A Dutch canon is amongst the artefacts found in a house raid
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Archaeologists and police tackle heritage crime

Heritage crime, the theft of historical artefacts, is on the rise.

As part of a new campaign to stop the artefacts being stolen, the police and English Heritage have joined forces to hunt down those responsible.

BBC correspondent Robert Hall joined Essex and Kent Police as they carried out their first major operation.

  • 05 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK