Czech police wonder where bridge has gone

Bear in mind the bridge weighed four tons! The best quotes:

The company which was responsible for looking after the bridge raised the alarm when, ever alert, they noticed that the bridge wasn’t there any more.

Martina Hruskova, a spokeswoman for the Czech police, commented to AFP: ‘We are not sure if it was taken for personal use or for its scrap value.’ Exactly what that ‘personal use’ might be was left unsaid.

Of course, it’s not the first time some light-fingered bridge enthusiast has made off with a bridge. At least two bridges have been nicked in Russia in the past six months, and a pair of bridge thieves appropriated two Macedonian bridges last February.

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