12 May '11, 12pm

Chinese police arrest man after theft from Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors

Chinese police arrest man after theft from Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors

Shi, born in 1983 and about 160 cm tall, has confessed the theft to the police and some of the stolen art pieces have been recovered, the report said. Shi has lived in Beijing for four years. He allegedly entered the Palace Museum as a tourist and conducted the theft for money. He was identified by police through fingerprint comparison.

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