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New 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Book Stolen Before Release

06/11/2015 12:00 EDT | Updated 06/11/2015 12:00 EDT

Someone out there just couldn't wait to get their hands on the latest copy of Fifty Shades Of Grey — so much that they may just end up in handcuffs (and not the fun kind).

According to the video by Buzz60 above, BBC reports a copy of Grey, the latest installment of E L James's Fifty Shades series, was stolen on Monday.

U.K. police launched an investigation, while publishers are worried the thief or thieves may sell copies ahead of the book's official release on June 18 — not coincidentally, main character Christian Grey's birthday.

The Fifty Shades collection has sold more than 125 million copies worldwide, and this newest book, which focuses solely on Grey's world through his eyes, is the fourth book in the erotic romantic series.

But our question is, will you be reading along? Let us know in the comments below.

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