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Four years on, contrite thief returns stolen National Trust cigarette case

Tweet In a charming tale of human contrition, a visitor who stole a silver cigarette case from a National Trust property has returned the item after four years with a letter of apology. A cigarette case dating from the 1950s was stolen in 2005 by an opportunist thief touring the Florence Court in Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. But the culprit, who identified themselves only as “DL”, explained in a letter to the curator of the classic ... Jump to full article >>