Five arrested over theft of Rubens, Renoir artworks

Stolen paintings have estimated value of 26 million euros

(ANSA) - Monza, June 12 - Carabinieri art cops in Monza have arrested five people accused of involvement in the theft of two artworks, a Rubens and a Renoir, with a combined value of around 26 million euros, sources said Tuesday. The paintings were stolen from a Monza art merchant in April 2017.
    The suspects are four Italians and a Croatian national.
    Three have been taken to jail, while two were put under house arrest. Investigators are still working to track down the stolen artworks.