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British Authorities Scramble To Find Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

Titled America, it is a work of art by Italian Maurizio Cattelan that had been installed at England's Blenheim Palace. A 66-year-old man has been taken into custody.
The toilet — worth, by some estimates, up to $1.25 million — was connected to the plumbing in the Blenheim Palace. Source: Tom Lindboe

British police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with the theft of a solid gold toilet from a palace west of London.

The toilet, titled America, is a work of art by the 58-year-old Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. It had been installed for an exhibition at England's Blenheim Palace earlier this week.

Blenheim Palace confirmed the theft in a statement posted on Twitter.

"We are saddened

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