Man charged over rare Harry Potter book theft

Kevin McGirr is accused of taking the J.K. Rowling tale, which is valued at almost $9,000 (£6,000), from a special display box at the Creative Art Gallery in Woodstock, Oxfordshire on 30 October (10).

The limited edition book was later found wrapped in a plastic bag in nearby Abingdon on 15 November (10).

McGirr will appear before Banbury Magistrates Court on 4 January (11), according to BBC News.

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