Robbery at TEFAF in Maastricht, Art Fair Evacuated

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Robbery at TEFAF in Maastricht, Art Fair Evacuated

There has been a robbery at the TEFAF art fair in Maastricht. The art fair is being vacated, police said.

There has been a robbery at the TEFAF art fair in Maastricht. The art fair is being vacated, police said. Four men of robbers entered the exhibition floor in event hall MECC, where one of them started to smash into a display case with a sledgehammer.

An eyewitnesses saw four armed men with at least one gun and an ax, enter the art fair. According to the witnesses, they failed to break the cases open and fled the scene. The display cases are said to have contained diamonds from a London jeweler. As far as it is known, no one got hurt or injured.

A video shows the robbers putting something in a bag and then running away. The robbers fled. The police are looking for them and are currently investigating the case.

 

Telegram Channel

ArtDependence is now also available on the messaging platform Telegram. Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed.

Subscribing to the ArtDependence Channel allows you to easily stay up to date with the latest ArtDependence news.

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Image of the Day

Dr. Gindi, 'The Fateful Choice', 2022.

Dr. Gindi, 'The Fateful Choice', 2022.

Search

About ArtDependence

ArtDependence Magazine is an international magazine covering all spheres of contemporary art, as well as modern and classical art.

ArtDependence features the latest art news, highlighting interviews with today’s most influential artists, galleries, curators, collectors, fair directors and individuals at the axis of the arts.

The magazine also covers series of articles and reviews on critical art events, new publications and other foremost happenings in the art world.

If you would like to submit events or editorial content to ArtDependence Magazine, please feel free to reach the magazine via the contact page.