A Nobel Peace Prize medal stolen from the Lord Mayor’s Mansion House in Newcastle is still missing despite a 21-year-old man being jailed for the theft.
Brian Hindmarch of Walker had admitted
taking the award given in the 1930s to Arthur Henderson, a pioneer
of the Labour Party and campaigner for disarmament, during a raid
at the Jesmond premises in April.
Also in the haul - valued at around £150,000
- were a lock of hair from Admiral Lord Collingwood (who commanded
the British fleet at Trafalgar after Nelson's death) and a large
amount of silver including four presentation cups to commemorate
peace with Germany after the First World War and a snuff box from
None of the items has been recovered,
despite a £30,000 reward being offered, the BBC has reported.
Charged with two counts of burglary, Hindmarch was sentenced to
six and a half years in prison at Newcastle Crown Court last