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Armed robbers steal millions from Ritz Paris hotel

11 January 2018

In the famed Ritz Paris hotel, axe-wielding robbers stole jewellery possibly worth more than $5 million, police said. Five thieves carried out the heist at the luxury hotel in late afternoon. Three were arrested while two others got away. Armed robberies targeting jewellery stores are not uncommon in the ultra chic avenues in central Paris.