Apple Store loses €1m of kit inside Paris raid
Raiders created off with Apple items estimated to be value as much as €1m inside a New Year’s Eve heist inside central Paris, according to reports.
The Paris Opera Apple Store lost €1m of kit inside a raid. Image: Apple
A gang of 4 armed males forced their technique into the Apple Store inside central Paris at about 21:00 surrounding time (19:00 GMT) about Monday, a some hours following the store had shut for your day, the BBC reported about Wednesday.
“They were perfectly ready,” a spokesman for the French authorities union UNSA told reporters, based on the BBC. “As most authorities were busy viewing [Paris' principal buying street] the Champs Élysées, the robbers took benefit of the chance.”
The figure place found on the lost goods of about €1m wasn’t confirmed by the police. Apple had not responded to a request for proof or comment at the time of composing.
The shop, 1 of 3 inside better Paris, is situated behind the Paris Opera Home plus stocks a range of Apple’s iPad, iPhone plus Mac equipment.
In August 2011, Apple’s UK flagship Covent Garden shop inside London was robbed inside a smash-and-grab raid which concerned about 7 moped riders or motorcyclists.