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Fri February 21, 2014
Australian Police Wait For Suspect To Unload Rare Diamond
Originally published on Fri February 21, 2014 9:29 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
Australian police think they know what happened to a rare pink diamond that's worth $180,000. The diamond was swiped from a jewelry store by a man who fled on a bicycle. Based on fingerprints and surveillance footage, police arrested the guy, who's a British tourist. They're pretty sure he swallowed the loot but they need firm evidence. And X-ray was inconclusive. Think there's a pretty clear solution here - what goes in must come out. How about a little bit of patience?
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