The famous Parisian palace George V, located near the avenue des Champs-Élysées, was the scene of a robbery on Thursday evening with a loss estimated at 100,000 euros, we learned from a source close to the file.

No injuries are to be deplored.

An armed robbery in a Parisian palace, in full curfew: the George V hotel, near the Champs-Élysées, was the target of a duo of robbers, we learned from a source close to the file .

At around 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening, a helmeted man armed with a pistol threatened two employees, then walked towards the jewelers' displays in the hotel lobby.

He smashed the windows with a small ax and took jewelry from major jewelry brands.

The damage is estimated at 100,000 euros.

No injuries

The thief fled aboard a powerful scooter on which an accomplice was waiting for him outside.

The evildoers, on the run, did not hurt, it was added.

The investigation was entrusted to the brigade for the repression of banditry (BRB) of the Paris judicial police.