This image made available on Wednesday by the Swedish Police, shows a collection of Swedish royal jewels. Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town's medieval cathedral in broad daylight and stole the priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat. Photo: AP

Spectacular heist: thieves steal Swedish crown jewels from cathedral, then escape by speedboat

The thieves smashed a security case and snatched two gold crowns and an orb dating back to the 17th Century

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This image made available on Wednesday by the Swedish Police, shows a collection of Swedish royal jewels. Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town's medieval cathedral in broad daylight and stole the priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat. Photo: AP
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