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10 Jun 2009 09:21
A sketchbook that belonged to Pablo Picasso and is worth several million euros has been stolen from a Paris museum after the case contining it was left unlocked, police and museum staff said on Tuesday.
The theft at the Picasso Museum in the heart of Paris occurred overnight but there was no sign the building had been broken into, police said.
The sketchbook was valued at €7-million to €10-million ($9,7 million to $13,9-million) but the museum employee said it was insured for €125-million. - Reuters
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