Paris: Armed Robbery at the Ritz, Several Million in Stolen Jewellery

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3 men were arrested after the attack on the Ritz Place Vendome in Paris

The 5-star Ritz, Place Vendôme in Paris, was the target of a spectacular attack. 4 million euros of jewels have been stolen.

The Hotel Ritz, in Paris has been the target of a robbery this Wednesday 10th January in the late afternoon.

According to RTL , it was around 6.30pm when five armed men, some also carrying hatchets, entered the famous Paris hotel in Place Vendome.

The robbers actually sought the jewellery and broke down the hotel window to seize jewellery.

Three criminals were arrested and two are fugitives. The damage is thought to be would be 4 million euros. 

No one was hurt. The Brigade de répression du banditisme (BRB) has taken over the investigation.

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