Cambridgeshire

Fifth arrest over Fitzwilliam Museum Chinese art theft

A jade vase and recumbent buffalo and horse
Image caption Items from various Chinese dynasties were taken

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft of Chinese art valued at up to £40m from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

Police said the man, from Dartford, was arrested in Kent on Tuesday on suspicion of burglary.

He has been taken to Cambridgeshire for questioning.

Chinese art from several dynasties was taken from the museum at about 19:30 BST on 13 April. Five people have been arrested over the burglary so far.

Two men aged 28 and 25, and a 15-year-old boy have been charged with theft and conspiracy to commit burglary.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of money laundering.

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