Łódź police arrests treasure hunters

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.

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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.

Image: Police material

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