Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel

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Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel
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Axe-wielding robbers stole jewellery on Wednesday possibly worth more than $5 million from a store in the famed Ritz Paris hotel, police said.

Five thieves carried out the heist at the luxury hotel in late afternoon. Three were arrested while two others got away. There were no injuries.

“The loss is very high and remains to be assessed,” one police source said. Another put the figure at 4.5 million euros ($5.38 million), but said that a bag had been recovered possibly containing some of the loot.

The hotel first opened in 1898 and was the first Paris hotel to boast...


Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel


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