Accomplice to ‘theft of the century’ detained

The Czech police have arrested a man they say was an accomplice to František Procházka, who stands accused of stealing half a million crowns in cash, in what the Czech media has dubbed ‘the theft of the century’. The police have refused to disclose the suspect’s identity. The theft took place last December, when Mr Procházka, then a security guard, made away with half a million crowns that he was supposed to be delivering. Police are yet to locate Mr Procházka, and are hoping that the arrest of one of his accomplices may lead to his whereabouts.

Author: Rosie Johnston