Brits Thwart Robbery of Gold and Cash
June 2004 by Associated PressArmed officers arrested seven men near Heathrow Airport after they had overpowered staff at a warehouse holding £80 million ($236 million) in gold and cash and began loading gold into the back of a van.
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