Police tape outside Kunsthal Museum
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Monet and Picasso among works stolen from Dutch museum

16 October 2012 Last updated at 16:40 BST

Paintings by artists including Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Gauguin and Freud have been stolen from a museum in Rotterdam.

Police in the Netherlands said the works were taken from the Kunsthal Museum early on Tuesday morning.

They are now reviewing videotape footage and calling on any witnesses to come forward.

Roland Ekkers from Rotterdam Police says the museum's alarm system is "state of the art".