A robbery took place Tuesday afternoon in the boutique of the Chaumet jeweler, near the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
The man, who came on a scooter, got hold of a booty valued between 2 and 3 million euros.
A man robbed the jewelry store Chaumet on Tuesday afternoon, near the Champs-Elysées in Paris, grabbing a booty valued between 2 and 3 million euros, we learned from a source close to the file, confirming information from the
The robber, who came on a scooter, burst into the famous jewelry store around 5 p.m. with a handgun and was given jewelry and precious stones, without violence, before also setting off on a scooter, we added. same source.
"An investigation of flagrance of the chief of theft with weapon" was opened and the investigations were entrusted to the Brigade of repression of the banditry (BRB), indicated to AFP the public prosecutor of Paris.
This boutique is located rue François Ier, near the Champs-Elysées.
The Chaumet house is best known around the world for its historic establishment in Place Vendôme, which was robbed in 2009. Precious stones for an amount of 1.9 million euros had been stolen.