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Thieves Force Louvre Museum Closure

(Photo credit PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

The world’s most popular museum, the Louvre in Paris, France, shut it’s doors Wednesday after workers walked out in protest.  The 100 workers that left cited a rise in aggressive pickpockets in the museum as the reason for leaving their jobs and forcing the museum to close.

USA Today is reporting that the museum made a statement that pickpocketing is an increasing problem at the Louvre.

Some people who were planning to go to the museum and were turned away on Wednesday.


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