A shattering experience

PUBLISHED: 13:35 22 June 2006 | UPDATED: 14:44 12 May 2010

A MAN from Fowlmere, who tripped and broke three 17th century vases at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will not face any criminal charges. Nick Flynn, 42, was arrested and given police bail in April after tripping over his shoelace and crashing into t

A MAN from Fowlmere, who tripped and broke three 17th century vases at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will not face any criminal charges.

Nick Flynn, 42, was arrested and given police bail in April after tripping over his shoelace and crashing into the Qing dynasty porcelain vases at the museum.

But on Tuesday, Cambridgeshire police said Mr Flynn would not face any charges.

The vases are currently being restored and the first of the three vases should be back on display by the end of this month.


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