Psst! Need a bridge?
Police in the Czech republic are trying to find out who stole a 4 tonne railway bridge from the border town of Cheb.So if you see a suspicious person trying to sell you a bridge …
The company which was responsible for looking after the bridge raised the alarm when, ever alert, they noticed that the bridge wasn’t there any more.
The bridge was on a disused stretch of line just outside Cheb.
Martina Hruskova, a spokeswoman for the Czech police, commented to AFP: ‘We are not sure if it was taken for personal use or for its scrap value.’ Exactly what that ‘personal use’ might be was left unsaid.