Pillaged Hamburg Searching for Plundered Pirate Skull

Thieves in Hamburg have run off with some precious booty. The city's history museum has reported that the skull of legendary 14th-century pirate Klaus Störtebeker is missing and is desperate to get its stolen treasure back.
The missing skull, believed to have belonged to legendary pirate Klaus Störtebeker, and a life-size wax figure of the buccaneer at Hamburg's history museum before the theft.

The missing skull, believed to have belonged to legendary pirate Klaus Störtebeker, and a life-size wax figure of the buccaneer at Hamburg's history museum before the theft.

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jtw -- with wire reports