Jewellery worth millions stolen from Ritz hotel in Paris
Jan 11 2018 by Desiree Burns
Five robbers, some of them armed, entered the luxury hotel and stole goods worth "an important sum", French police said. Two people were still being sought by authorities on yesterday evening. No one was hurt in the incident, police said. Local media reports, citing police sources, put the value of the jewels at around 4.5 million euros (US$5,300,000).
The city's police commissioner issued a statement on Twitter thanking officers for their quick reactions, which led to the arrest of three men.
Paris prosecutors have opened a probe into the robbery, according to a judicial source. Interestingly, the ministry of justice is adjacent to it. Three men were charged in connection with that heist.
Thieves have carried out a dramatic heist at the Ritz hotel in Paris, making off with jewellery reportedly worth millions of pounds.
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