Robbery in Museum – level 2

29-04-2020 15:00

Thieves stole a painting by Vincent Van Gogh from a Dutch museum. Van Gogh made the painting in 1884, and experts say that its value can be £5 million.

The museum was closed because of the coronavirus, and the thieves broke in the night of March 30. They used a big hammer to break the glass front door. The burglar alarm started to ring; however, the thieves run away before police officers came.

The police haven´t caught the thieves, and they are still looking for the painting. The thieves did not steal any other painting. The robbery happened on the same day when Vincent Van Gogh was born 167 years ago.

Difficult words: thief (a person who steals something), value (how much money people can pay for something), robbery (when someone steals something from a place or a person).

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