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$200,000 worth of Axl Rose jewelry stolen during Paris gig

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 7:35 AM EDT, Wed June 6, 2012
Singer Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs at the Hollywood Palladium on March 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California.
Singer Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs at the Hollywood Palladium on March 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The jewelry was taken from the frontman's lounge, Paris police say
  • His personal security team was guarding the area at the time
  • Paris olice are investigating the theft

Paris (CNN) -- Paris was no paradise city for Axl Rose: about $200,000 worth of his jewelry was stolen when Guns n' Roses played a show there Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

The jewelry was stolen from a lounge guarded by the frontman's personal security team, police said.

Only invited guests and members of Rose's entourage were allowed into the area, they said. Police did not say what items were taken.

A police investigation is under way.

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Neither Axl Rose nor the band had an immediate comment on the theft.

Guns n' Roses is touring Europe through late July.

CNN's Stephanie Halasz contributed to this report.

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