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Arrests made after jewel thief scooted off from ‘mind-boggling’ Paris heist

The Guardian

By Kim Willsher – July 28, 2021

French police have arrested two suspects after a thief took jewels worth between €2m and €3m (£1.7m and £2.55m) from an exclusive Paris store and scooted off before the alarm could be raised.

The two suspects, who were travelling on a coach, were arrested in a motorway layby in Moselle in eastern France on Wednesday morning. Officers said a “substantial part” of the jewels stolen in the heist had been recovered.

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