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Sacrebleu: Armed robbers hit Paris Apple Store

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Sacrebleu: Armed robbers hit Paris Apple Store
This Paris Apple Strore was robbed on Monday night

This Paris Apple Strore was robbed on Monday night

With perfect timing suggesting a professional job, four masked and armed individuals broke into the Apple Store located behind the Paris Opera House. One report credits the thieves with getting away with loot worth 1 million Euros or $1.32 million USD, although Apple says it is still evaluating the loss. As the robbery took place on New Year's Eve, the majority of the cops were watching the celebrations taking place at Champs Elysees for New Year's Eve.

According to police, the four crooks left the scene of the crime driving a van in which they carted away their take consisting of Apple iPhones, Apple iPads and Macs. The quartet overpowered a security guard and left the janitor "slightly injured" during the commission of the crime ,which took 40 minutes to complete. The robbers avoided display items and instead, went for boxed devices. The theft took place at 9pm local time, three hours after the store had closed for the night.

source: CNET

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posted on 02 Jan 2013, 01:22 5

1. ljade.abadinas (Posts: 21; Member since: 30 Nov 2012)


:P :P :P

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 01:31 3

2. joey_sfb (Posts: 3012; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


They tazer a poor chinese woman that want to buy more iPhone 5 but could do nothing about an arm robbery. Guess whoever has the bigger stick win!

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 01:34 7

3. BomberXL (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)


stupid Robbers.... They didnt know where the real goods were... the Samsung store was just down the block.

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 02:11

4. phil2n (Posts: 475; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Because they charge too much, that's why people with no sense doing what apple is doing. Thats what robbers do.

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 03:49 7

5. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1363; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


poor fellas , they have no idea that the stuff they stole will be outdated after the next WWDC

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 04:36 5

6. amiaq (Posts: 487; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


Obviously none of the robbers read the comment section on Phonearena, they just read the articles.

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 10:48 1

12. Bernoulli (Posts: 1454; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


Lol nice hehe, it's that iphone arena man!

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 05:44 1

7. bipinm (Posts: 122; Member since: 07 Oct 2012)


^^ lol

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 07:22 2

8. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Hahaha lmfao

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 07:33 5

9. smallworld (Posts: 438; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


OMG 1 miillion!!!!
equals to 10 iPhones, 3 iPad and 1 charger.

Also just because it's about France you feel the need to use "sacrebleu" to show your relative knowledge ?

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 09:27 4

10. MaineMan91 (Posts: 25; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


they should have burned it down

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 10:46 1

11. Bernoulli (Posts: 1454; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


Without the people though, I hate Apple but I couldn't Kill or be okay with killing someone

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 19:40

15. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6609; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


if i was one of those theif i know i would

posted on 02 Jan 2013, 11:39 2

13. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6609; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Another great news. But these robbers are idiots that you can't do everything with a Iphone it will only sells on the streets because of the brand not the device

posted on 03 Jan 2013, 13:29

14. opensourceftw (banned) (Posts: 148; Member since: 01 Jan 2013)


And nothing of value was lost, nor a single f*ck given, on that day LOL.

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