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Police investigate break-in at shuttered Dutch art museum

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AP The Hague (Netherlands)
Police are investigating a break-in at a Dutch art museum that is currently closed because of restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, the museum and police said Monday.
It wasn't immediately clear whether any paintings or other artworks were stolen in the heist in the early hours of Monday morning at the Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam.
The museum did not release any details. It scheduled a news conference for Monday afternoon.
Before the closure, the museum was hosting an exhibition titled Mirror of the Soul" with works by artists ranging from Toorop to Mondrian, in cooperation with Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.
The museum houses the collection of American couple William and Anna Singer, with a focus on modernism such as neo-impressionism, pointillism, expressionism and cubism.

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 6:20 PM IST

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