Paris theft of $11m Picasso works





A sketchbook of some 32 drawings by Pablo Picasso worth about 8m euros ($11m; £6.8m) has been stolen from a museum in Paris, police have said.

The theft from the Picasso Museum was discovered on Tuesday afternoon but the exact time and circumstances have yet to be determined.

Initial investigations showed the sketchbook was held in an unlocked display case on the first floor.

Police sources told the Agence France-Presse news agency that the theft would probably have been committed between Monday evening and noon on Tuesday.




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