£1m Violin Stolen In London Recovered?

Detectives are investigating if a violin recovered during a police operation in Bulgaria is the million pound Stradivarius stolen from a London train station more than two years ago.

The 300-year-old violin was snatched from Euston station in central London in November 2010.

It's owner, Korean-born classical musician Min-Jin Kym, was buying a sandwich in a cafe at the time.

30 year old John Maughan admitted theft in 2011.

A BTP spokesman said:

"British Transport Police detectives are aware of the recovery of a violin in Bulgaria and will investigate with insurers, underwriters and international colleagues, whether it is the 1696 Antonio Stradivarius antique violin stolen from a cafe at Euston rail station in November 2010."

 

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