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Museum bird theft sentencing due – News – Armley Today

A man is due to be sentenced for stealing priceless rare bird skins from the Natural History Museum in Hertfordshire.US citizen Edwin Rist, 22, pleaded guilty to burglary and money-laundering offences in November last year in connection with the theft of 299 bird skins from the Natural History Museum in Tring.Officers were called to the museum, which belongs to the better-known London museum, after reports of a break-in on June 24, 2009, Hertfordshire Police previously said.

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