Police hunt for jewels, thieves after Ritz robbery in Paris


January 12, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Paris police on Thursday recovered most of the jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a dramatic heist, but are still searching for two thieves and any remaining missing luxury merchandise.

The robbery on Wednesday evening raised questions about security in one of the world's most prestigious neighborhoods, the Place Vendome, whose well-guarded buildings include the Justice Ministry, high-end boutiques and the 19th century Ritz.

Workers cleaned up shattered glass Thursday morning and started to repair damage from the robbery. Otherwise business appeared to be returning to norma...

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