Armed robbers they targeted a luxury jewelry store in its center Paris, near the Ridge Hotel, in Vadom Square, from where they managed to grab booty EUR 10 million, earlier today.
This estimate – as to the booty of the criminals – comes from police sources, cited by international networks in their publications.
It is noted that the two of the robbers were arrested while trying to escape. However, French police have launched a manhunt to locate them accomplices who escape arrest, as reported by ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
At least five robbers
Police were alerted to the robbery around 12 noon and patrolled a car they were riding in. three persons, and two motorbikes.
The perpetrators abandoned the car, a silver one BMW, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.
A policeman shot and injured one of the suspects in the leg, who was subsequently arrested.
Shortly afterwards, a second man was located and arrested, who had taken refuge in one underground parking at Forum dez Al.
The jewelry store belongs to the well-known chain Bulgarian and was recently renovated.
Two more “cases” in the summer
Parisian luxury jewelers have been targeted by robbers twice this summer: on July 27, a man riding in a electric skate snatched jewelry and gemstones worth 2 million euros from Chaumet, but was arrested the next day along with his accomplice.
Three days later, two men, armed with a teaser and a tear gas canister, snatched € 400,000 worth of jewelry from a chain store. Palace Van.