A Van Gogh painting has been stolen from a Dutch museum.
Police said on Monday there had been a break-in at the Singer Laren Museum at 03:18 local time.
Van Gogh’s Spring Garden painting which was on loan from the Groninger Museum was stolen, the museum has announced.
BREAKING: Dutch museum says Vincent Van Gogh painting was stolen in overnight raid. Reports say it was his "Spring Garden" painting that was taken. Ironically, March 30th is Van Gogh's birthday…he would have been 167 today. #2NewsAM #LiveDesk pic.twitter.com/19XWuN00GR
— Jade Elliott (@JadeElliottTV) March 30, 2020
The Singer Laren Museum is currently closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The museum’s director Jan Rudolph de Lorm told reporters he was “incredibly pissed off” over the theft.
It was the only painting stolen and it is unknown what the value of the painting is.
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