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Top tips to prevent pickpocketing

In April, one of the world's most-visited museums, the Louvre in Paris closed for the day as staff protested over pickpockets who were said to be targeting both employees and tourists.

According to a recent survey the city is on a growing list of European destinations - including London and Barcelona - which are seeing an increasing number of tourist thefts.

Anthony Baxter finds out why tourists are being targeted and how to reduce the risk of losing your possessions.

Release date: 24 May 2013

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