It sounds like the climax to a third National Treasure movie, but when British police apprehended a suspect attempting to nab a Magna Carta yesterday, the hammer in his hand was definitely not a movie prop.
The 45-year-old man tripped the Salisbury Cathedral’s alarm system after he smashed the glass encasing the legendary document. The artifact, one of only four surviving copies of the Magna Carta from 1215, was not damaged during the incident.
The Reverend Canon Nicholas Papadopulos told Metro
that the apprehended man, who matched witness descriptions, had