Da Vinci Masterpiece Taken in Stickup at Scottish Castle

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/crime/article/0,2763,1030471,00.html A Volkswagen car and four casually dressed men were the focus of police attempts to locate a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece stolen yesterday in an audacious raid on a Scottish castle. The tiny but hugely valuable Madonna with the Yarnwinder was taken from the staircase hall of Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfriesshire, according to an account in the Guardian. Thieves posing as tourists overpowered a female guide, plucked the painting, which experts say is . . .

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