02 Dec 0 Comments

Stolen material of 2.5 million euros on a truck

The truck full of works of art that was stolen last Saturday in Getafe contained a total of 22 pictures of important contemporary painters and sculptors valued and insured in 2.5 million, and also several more unsecured works that he was collecting that he did between Cologne (Germany) and the town of Madrid.

The majority of the sculptures, paintings and drawings insured, at least a decade, were Chillida, and the rest had been composed by such important artists as Picasso, Botero, Tapies and Julio González.

The robbery took place at 1 pm on Saturday in an industrial warehouse located on the street Destreza de Getafe, in the industrial estate of Los Olivos. There rested since Sunday, November 28, the truck from the German gallery that carried the works of Chillida and the others that had been collecting along the way. In total, more than thirty works of art by important contemporary painters, according to Europa Press confirmed police sources.

Three hooded men burst one of the doors of the ship. Although the alarms jumped and the security systems were activated, the thieves were very quick, they entered the truck and left the place immediately, before a security patrol arrived from the Getafe National Police station, a scene that It could be recorded by the enclosure security cameras.


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