Police in the Łódź region have confirmed the arrest of two treasure hunters. The men were caught red-handed armed with a metal detector and shovels. They could face up to three years imprisonment.
As Radio Łódź reported, two men were arrested in the Koluszki area (Łódź region) while being on treasure hunt. Armed with a metal detector and shovels, they were caught red-handed. Police also secured old coins and military equipment from the period of World War I and II. The enthusiasts of historical monuments also carried a map with highlighted points of interest.
The suspects have been charged with misappropriation of archaeological sites belonging to the treasury which, if convicted, carries a sentence of up to three years imprisonment.
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