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Masked Gunmen Robbed Paris Apple Store on New Year’s Eve

by Todd Haselton | January 2, 2013January 2, 2013 10:00 am PDT


Masked gunmen raided and stole products from an Apple Store in Paris on New Year’s Eve. The thieves made out with plenty of cash Reuters said; an exact figure and details on stolen products was not provided, but some reports estimate up to $1.32 million was stolen.

Here’s how the heist apparently went down: four men showed up at the Apple Store in Paris, complete with guns and masks, made their way into the store (it’s unclear how at this point) and then fled the scene in a van. Clearly the bunch knew what it was doing.

“They were well prepared,” a police official told Reuters. “As the majority of police were busy watching the Champs Elysees, the robbers took advantage of this opportunity.”


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...