Bulgari jewelery store robbery in Paris: Millions of euros stolen

An armed robbery took place Saturday at the Bulgari luxury jewelry store located on the iconic Place Vendôme in Paris, with damage estimated at several million euros.

According to the first elements, three persons on two motorcycles came to the jewelery shop around 1:45 pm, said a police source.

Two of them were carrying long guns and they attacked the security guard, he said. The damage is assessed”Several million euros are still being assessed” By day’s end Saturday, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

In videos posted on social networks that appear to be related to the robbery, we see two black motorcycles parked on the sidewalk in front of the jewelry store. A helmeted, black-clad armed man watches. The footage revealed that the three men fled on two motorcycles.

A Bulgari jewelry store was already subject to an armed robbery in September 2021, with damage estimated at 10 million euros. Among the bandits, a policeman sustained leg injuries. He was arrested, booked and imprisoned.

In June 2022, two more suspects were arrested and charged. They have also been remanded in custody.

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