December 3, 2023

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A man robs a jeweler in Paris for between $ 2.3 million and $ 3.5 million

Police inside the Summit store were attacked by someone on a skateboard. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier

After arriving at the electric skateboard on Tuesday, a man raided a luxury jewelry store in Paris and took a robbery worth 2 to 3 million euros ($ 2.3 to 3.5 million)., Reported a source close to the case, confirmed a message from the newspaper Parisian.

The man arrived at the Summe jewelry store on Franுவாois Eyre Street, near Champs-Elyses, with a gun in the middle of the afternoon. The staff gave him jewelry and precious stones, and then he went back to skateboarding.

The robbery is said to have lasted a few minutes Parisian, He also cited a police officer who called it theft “Monument”.

A major robbery near #ChampsElysees took place at Sumeet Jewelry. The amount of the robbery is 2 million euros! The thief was on a scooter, ”journalist Remy Poin said on Twitter.

Although they have not confirmed the amount looted, police have opened an investigation. “An open investigation into the arms robbery has opened“And the investigation has been handed over to the Anti-Corruption Brigade (BRB),” the Paris prosecutor’s office said.

Police vehicles on the doorstep of the Summit shop in Paris.  Selectors / Benoit Desire
Police vehicles on the doorstep of the Summit shop in Paris. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier

However, the thief was not identified until Tuesday night.

The same sumet house, one of the historic jewelry stores in Paris – founded in 1780 – and owned by the luxury goods association LVMH, In 2009 Blaze looted 1.9 million euros worth of precious stones at its flagship headquarters in Wentworth.

In January, complete isolation due to corona virus, A mob of robbers entered inside Paris An ax-wielding jewelry store but the smallest robbery is estimated at about 500,000 euros (approximately $ 600,000)..

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“They blocked the door with a motorcycle, and three men smashed the windows with axles to pick up the jewelry,” he said. Said a source close to the investigation at the time.

With information from AFP and Reuters

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