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Dinosaur-egg bandit arrested, police announce

By Afp-Xinhua ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-03-21 07:30:23

Chinese police have arrested a man accused of stealing dozens of fossilized dinosaur eggs, authorities said on Monday.

The man, surnamed Wang, allegedly stole 80 of the eggs from a collector in Tiantai county of East China's Zhejiang province on the night of Jan 9 with the help of three accomplices, according to the Heilongjiang provincial police department.

Wanghad previously visited the collector twice under the pretext of wishing to make a purchase, a police statement said.

Dinosaur-egg bandit arrested, police announce

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