Jewels worth over £89 million stolen!
Theives stole gems worth £89 million in a weekend jewelery heist in the French Riviera resort of Cannes.
He threatened security guards and sales staff and left moments later with a briefcase containing jewels, rings, pendants and diamond-encrusted earrings.
“The man entered by a glass door onto the Croisette which normally should have been bolted,” a spokesperson at the prosecutor’s office said.
The hotel, celebrating its centenary this year, was where Alfred Hitchcock filmed scenes from the 1955 film “To Catch a Thief”, starring Cary Grant as a one-time cat burglar and Grace Kelly as the beautiful Frances.