Thieves rob Apple Store on New Year’s Eve
PARIS — Masked and armed thieves used the New Year’s Eve fete to rob the flagship Apple Store in Paris.
The French press reported that up to $1.3 million in goods were stolen at the store selling products such as Apple’s iPhones and iPads behind the Paris Opera house.
Police said Tuesday the theft occurred bout 9 p.m. Monday, 3 hours after closing, while police were deployed around the famed Champs-Elysees Avenue where revelers traditionally gather on New Year’s Eve.
• From wire dispatches and staff reports