The former Minister of the Economy, as well as his wife and driver, were beaten and sequestered in Paris on the night of Saturday to Sunday.

Atos's former minister and CEO, Thierry Breton, his wife and driver, who lives at his home, were victims of a robbery during the night of Saturday to Sunday in Paris during which the attackers hit them and sequestered, was learned Tuesday from concordant sources.

Two men, "hooded and gloved", introduced at 2:30 am in the housing of the former Minister of Economy (2005-2007) through a window that was not closed, according to two sources close file, confirming information from the Parisian .

The former minister slightly injured at the temple

Arrived in the room of the spouses, awakened by the noise, they threatened them with their "revolver-type" handguns, beaten several times and were especially given "a diamond bracelet worth 50,000 euros" and a few hundred euros in cash, according to one of these sources.

One of the burglars then came across Thierry Breton's driver, whom he shelters at his home, and locked up the three victims in the toilet before fleeing.

Thierry Breton, slightly injured at the temple, and his wife on the wrist, did not wish to be supported by firefighters. The investigation was entrusted to the third district of the Paris judicial police (3rd DPJ).