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Apple’s Flagship Paris Store Robbed

Reuters reports that they made off with over a $1 million worth of widgetry

Armed robbers pulled off a heist at the Apple store behind the Paris Opera in the center of town on New Year's Eve.

Reuters reports that they made off with over a $1 million worth of widgetry although Apple is still calculating the loss.

Four masked thieves broke in about 9 o'clock at night, three hours after the shop closed, while the local gendarmerie was distracted by celebrations along the Champs Élysées. They escaped in a van.

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