Sacrebleu: Armed robbers hit Paris Apple Store

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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13 Comments

1. ljade.abadinas

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

:P :P :P

2. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 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!

3. BomberXL

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

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

4. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

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

5. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

poor fellas , they have no idea that the stuff they stole will be outdated after the next WWDC

6. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

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

7. bipinm

Posts: 124; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

^^ lol

8. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Hahaha lmfao

9. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 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 ?

10. MaineMan91

Posts: 25; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

they should have burned it down

15. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

if i was one of those theif i know i would

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

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

14. opensourceftw

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 01, 2013

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

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