Thieves target Trevi Fountain

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    Italian police arrested four street cleaners on Monday as they tried to pocket hundreds of euros scooped from Rome's famed Fountain of Trevi.

    Each day, thousands of tourists stand with their backs to the Renaissance masterpiece and throw coins over their shoulders into its shallow basin in a tradition which is supposed to ensure they return to Rome.
     
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