Swedish crown jewels stolen

2018 robbers stole two crowns worn by King Charles IX and his wife Queen Christina from a Swedish cathedral

The Swedish royal family is said to be fuming after thieves made away with some of their most prized Crown Jewels.

Tuesday's theft took place at the Strangnas Cathedral, 37 miles west of the capital.

Two crowns - one belonging to King Karl IX, the other to Queen Kristina - were snatched on Tuesday morning, as well as a royal orb.

The jewels - including two crowns and an orb, were taken from Strängnäs Cathedral.

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Witnesses told Aftonbladet how they were enjoying lunch on a fine day when they saw men running from the cathedral in all directions.

The thieves have not yet been captured.

He added: "We contacted the police and they told us they had taken something from the cathedral". Queen Kristina, who ruled Sweden from 1632 to 1654, and Karl IX, the King of Sweden in 1604-1611, were buried wearing the now-stolen crowns, but the regalia were later put on display for churchgoers.

"I knew immediately that they were burglars because of the way they were behaving".

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Maria Ellior, of the Swedish police's National Operations Department, told Sweden's TT news agency the items are "impossible to sell".

Police have not yet made any arrests, with spokesman Thomas Agnevik telling reporters in Sweden: 'It's 1-0 to them right now. The stolen items were on display at an exhibition in the cathedral, and visitors were inside at the time.

"We have high hopes of getting them back".

They asked the public for help, while Sweden's main news agency, TT, said an global inquiry for the artifacts would be made in Interpol's system.

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The Swedish royal family have not spoken out about the heist.

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