Unknown suspects steal some $200,000 from circus in Russia's Far East

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VLADIVOSTOK. January 11. KAZINFORM Unknown suspects stole over six million rubles (about $200,000) from a circus in the city of Vladivostok, in Russia's Far East, a local police spokesman said on Tuesday. Kazinform refers to RIA Novosti.

"The money was stolen on late Sunday night. Unknown suspects entered the circus building through a window and broke open a safe that contained over six million rubles," the spokesman said.

He said that the stolen sum was the revenue gained by the circus from all performances given over the New Year and Christmas holidays.

If the suspects detained and found guilty they are facing up to six years in prison, the spokesman added. Kazinform cites RIA Novosti. See www.en.rian.ru

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