66-year-old man arrested over gold toilet robbery (photo)

66-year-old man arrested over gold toilet robbery (photo)

- An 18-carat solid gold toilet has been stolen in overnight at Blenheim Palace

- Police have confirmed the robbery and a 66-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the theft

- The 18-carat solid gold toilet, christened America, was part of an exhibition by an Italian conceptual artist, Maurizio Cattelan

A gang of thieves have bolted with a 18-carat solid gold toilet seat after they broke into the Oxfordshire Palace and stole the artwork.

Thames Valley Police confirmed that the gang broke into the place and stole the toilet piece entitled America which people had been visiting to use.

A 66-year-old man has been nabbed after the golden toilet went missing and is in police custody.

Police say, the theft caused major damage and flooding because the toilet had been plumed into the building.

America, the golden toilet was part of an exhibition by an Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan that opened in 2019.

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Plush gold toilet stolen in Blenheim Palace burglary
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Blenheim Palace chief executive, Dominic Hare, disclosed they were aggrieved by the event but also comforted no individaul was hurt.

The gold toilet was famously offered to US President Donald Trump in 2017.

Meanwhile, a set of triplets have left their school and parents stunned and proud after they graduated Ola High School in McDonough with perfect scores of 4.0 GPA.

The triplets were honoured by their school for completing with top scores. Kendall, Kolby and Sydney Belcher were also enrolled in college while in high school, so they began with nearly a year of credits.

Their mother, Cathey Belcher, disclosed in an interview that she is a happy and proud of her kids.

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