Paris, France – September 27, 2023 – Police in France have recently arrested five suspects for their involvement in a robbery in Paris that occurred on August 1, 2023. In that incident, a large value of jewelry and watches were stolen by a group of robbers. Police have reportedly arrested a veteran jewel thief who is among one of the five subjects.
Prosecutors initially reported that three subjects, consisting of a two men wearing suits and a woman wearing a dress, were “directly involved” in the crime. One of the subjects was armed with a gun.
One of the five suspects that was arrested was identified as 66-year-old Assia Bendjaber. Coincidentally, Bendjaber was sentenced earlier this month to 12 years in prison for committing another robbery at a luxury goods store in 2016.