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French Officials: Thief grabs $136 Million on Jewels in "Heist of the Century"

 
French Officials: Thief grabs $136 Million on Jewels in
Posted July 29th, 2013 @ 11:42am

(Cannes)  --  Officials in France now say an armed thief actually made off with 136-million dollars worth of jewelry in what's being referred to as the "Heist of the Century."  Police had previously said the weekend robbery at a hotel in Cannes  netted the robber rings, watches and earrings worth 53-million dollars.  The value of the stolen items was raised once a more complete inventory was taken.  Police are searching for a lone suspect who fled on foot.  The city on the French Riviera where the robbery occurred is home to the Cannes Film Festival. 

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