Dutch thieves steal diamond racket
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, June 19 (UPI) -- A diamond-studded replica tennis racket disappeared from a jewelry exhibition in The Netherlands during the weekend.
Expatica said the racket was being moved from the Amstel Hotel to a waiting car when thieves moved in.
The racket, owned by Coster Diamonds, is a replica of the Belgium's Diamond Award tennis racket, which goes to whoever wins the Diamond Games in Antwerp three times in five years.
No value was given for the replica but the original is worth $1.26 million.
The replica was made for a diamond museum opening in Amsterdam.