Three arrested in connection with theft of gold toilet from Blenheim Palace
Three people have been arrested in connection with a burglary at Blenheim Palace in which a golden toilet was stolen.
Thames Valley Police were called to reports of a burglary at Winston Churchill's birthplace at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, on September 14.
The art installation lavatory, valued at around £4.8 million, was allegedly taken in the overnight raid at the 18th-century estate.
On Wednesday, the force announced that three further arrests had been made in connection with the burglary.
A force spokesman said: "A 35-year-old man, a 34-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, all from Oxford, were arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit a burglary other than a dwelling.
"They all remain in police custody."
The fully-functioning toilet named America had been plumbed in for visitors to use in a wood-panelled room.
A 66-year-old man from Evesham was previously arrested on suspicion of burglary, along with a 35-year-old man from Cheltenham who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle.