A skull from Roman times was stolen from the excavations in Malton, Northern England. The theft occurred on the night of May 9. As reported, after this event, two suspicious men were filming in the area.
Excavations are part of a project that aims to better understand the region. Malton was an important military and commercial centre in Roman times, where m.in. developed ceramics.
The skull was believed to have been stolen by two suspected men who arrived two days after the theft and asked archaeologists for information about the find. According to police, the men arrived in a small white van. More details in the source.