Newham man held over Norwich Castle Museum rhino head theft attempt

A Newham man has been arrested in connection with a failed bid to steal a rhino head from Norwich Castle Museum.

The 21-year-old was detained at the weekend on suspicion of attempted theft after the incident on February 20.

He was questioned by officers at Wymondham police investigation centre and released on bail until September pending further inquiries.

Another man, Nihad Mahmod, of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on July 12 to two-and-a-half years in jail for his part in the attempt.


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