Thames Valley Police in London has arrested a second suspect in the theft of Maurizio Cattelan’s “America” (2016) from Blenheim Palace. A 36-year-old man from the British town of Cheltenham was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle and had been released under investigation, the police said. The first suspect, a 66-year-old man who was arrested on the day of the theft, was released on bail until October. Still unable to locate the stolen toilet, police asked the public to contact officers if they have any information on the heist.
“‘America’ was the one percent for the 99 percent, and I hope it still is,” Cattelan wrote the New York Times in an email. “I want to be positive and think the robbery is a kind of Robin Hood-inspired action.”
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