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Hong Kong court rejects bail for fugitive wanted in India

Hong Kong - A fugitive wanted by Indian police for crimes ranging from a jailbreak to financing terrorism was denied bail in Hong Kong Friday, where he is charged with a multi-million dollar robbery.

Bank robber shot during hold-up off Paris Champs-Elysees

Paris - French police shot and injured a robber who held up a bank just off the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Friday.

Three charged with Ritz jewellery heist: judicial source

Paris - Three men were charged and detained Saturday over an audacious jewellery heist at the Ritz hotel in Paris this week, while two other suspects were still on the loose, a judicial source said.

Two on the run, all jewels recovered after Ritz heist

Paris - All of the jewels looted in a multi-million-euro robbery at the Ritz hotel in Paris have been recovered, a source close to the case said Thursday, as a police hunt for two of the robbers continued.

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Paris - Armed robbers launched a spectacular raid on the world-famous Ritz hotel in Paris Wednesday, making off with an estimated four million euros worth of jewels, the latest in a string of high-profile heists in the French capital.

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Paris - A gang of five armed robbers launched a spectacular raid on the world famous Ritz hotel in Paris Wednesday, making off with an estimated four million euros worth of jewels, investigators said.

Police officer's wife stages robbery, blames Black Lives Matter

Millbury - In Millbury, MA, a police officer's wife claimed she was the victim of a robbery. Apparently, she staged it and blamed it on Black Lives Matter.

Robbers led to Kim Kardashian by social media: police

Paris - One theory about why Kim Kardashian was robbed in her Paris apartment was that she was targeted after the thieves saw the expensive jewellery she had through her extensive posting on social media.

Indian robbers cut hole in train roof in $750,000 heist

Chennai - A gang of robbers cut a hole in the roof of a train travelling through southern India and stole more than $750,000 in cash, police said on Wednesday.

Aussie athletes robbed during fire evacuation at Olympic village

Rio De Janeiro - How much more could possibly go wrong for Australia's Olympic athletes? How about adding a robbery while the team was evacuated from their building because of a fire in the basement.

Pokémon Go used by Missouri robbers to find victims

Police in O'Fallon, Missouri say four teens have been arrested after 11 other teens were robbed. It is alleged the suspects used the game Pokémon Go to lure the victims to remote places and robbed them.

French police smash armed gang over luxury heists in Paris

Paris - Eight men have been charged over heists of millions in luxury goods from Chanel and Chopard boutiques in Paris, a source close to the investigation said Saturday. Robbers made off with one million euros ($1.

Armed robbers hit Chanel boutique in central Paris

Paris - Three robbers with pump-action shotguns raided a Chanel boutique in central Paris on Thursday, fleeing with a large haul of luxury goods, a police source said. The source said the stolen goods were valued at "several hundreds of thousands of euros".

Man accused of robbing armless teen indicted for hate crime

Staten Island - A 20-year-old Staten Island man has been indicted for a hate crime after it was alleged he and two juveniles robbed a teen who was born without arms.

Alleged UK heist gang far from silver-screen glitz

London - The press has compared the gang alleged to be behind one of Britain's most audacious jewellery heists to the glamorous thieves of Hollywood movie Ocean's Eleven, but the reality is much less sexy.

One killed as hostage standoff ends in French town

Lille - French police killed one man after his heavily armed group took the family of a bank manager hostage in a northern town on Tuesday, officials said, adding that there was no terrorist link.

Joseph and Jenny Carrier caught after going on bank robbery spree

Joseph and Jenny Carrier, husband and wife, were arrested in Pennsylvania after allegedly robbing a bank in Wilmington, Delaware.

French forces evacuate 18 people from Paris mall after armed raid

Villeneuve-la-garenne - Special forces evacuated 18 people from a mall near Paris Monday after gunmen attacked a Primark store inside, in what is believed to be an attempt to rob the shop, police said.

Armed man robs Northwest Title Loans, Post Falls [Video]

Post Falls - Police in Post Falls say they are trying to find an armed man who robbed a title loan business on Monday afternoon. He entered the store armed with a shotgun, demanded cash and made away with an undisclosed sum.

Met Police appeal for help after blind man robbed of £1,000

London - London Metropolitan Police are appealing for help identifying a man who they wish to speak to in connection with the robbery of a blind man in Romford.

Robber takes two hostage at jewellery store in south French city

Montpellier - A gunman robbed a jewellery store in the southern French city of Montpellier on Friday and took two women hostage, a judicial source said -- but stressed the incident "had no link" to the twin hostage dramas around Paris.

Man burgles friend's house hours after he dies in car accident

Zaragoza - A man has been arrested in Valareña, Zaragoza after allegedly breaking into and robbing the home of a friend, only hours after he and two others died in a serious car crash.

VIDEO: Helmet cam captures dramatic armed robbery attempt

Buenos Aires - The dramatic video of the attempted armed robbery of a tourist in Buenos Aires, Argentina is spreading across the Internet.

A+ student attempts robbery of couple after going 'off the rails'

Leicester Crown Court heard yesterday how an English college student achieving A+ grades for her work attempted the robbery of a couple in the street after going "off the rails" when falling into bad company.

'Cops' crew member killed while filming armed robbery

Omaha - A crew member with the widely popular television show Cops was shot and killed while filming officers responding to an armed robbery call.

Robbers foiled in 'Ocean's Eleven' style bank job in Elche, Spain

Elche - Thieves were foiled when they attempted a sophisticated "Ocean's Eleven" style bank robbery in Elche in eastern Spain. It took them some time and a lot of ingenuity to dig a tunnel to the bank's vault, but they got caught in the final act.

Denver robbery suspect helps police catch him

Denver - A Denver area bank robber is arrested after giving the authorities a lot of clues as to who he was and the case was quickly solved.

Plaintiff files suit for $260,000 in damages from arrest

New Castle - Nigel Sykes wants payments from the employees, officers and store involved in his arrest. He allegedly visited the pizza place to steal money with a gun. Sykes was reportedly quickly subdued and now is suing those involved.

Toronto police seek suspect in robbery, torture of four teens

Toronto - Toronto police have issued a warrant for the arrest of an 18-year-old man after it is alleged four teens who answered an ad on Kijiji for the sale of car were robbed, held against their will, beaten and were victims of extortion.

Texas woman, 83, fights off burglar with stick, boiling water

Houston - The most common thing said about the man who broke into Lillie McClendon's Houston home is that he picked the wrong house to break into and demand money. The grandmother let him have it both verbally and physically.
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5  cleaning ladies  have been arrested in Madrid for committing burglary in luxury homes.
5 "cleaning ladies" have been arrested in Madrid for committing burglary in luxury homes.
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A man tried to rob a gold shop in China  with this arsenal on his person  but was scared off with a ...
A man tried to rob a gold shop in China, with this arsenal on his person, but was scared off with a chair and a stick.
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Lillie McClendon, 83
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Ram-raiders crashed into a jewellery store in Paris  France.
Ram-raiders crashed into a jewellery store in Paris, France.
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A bakery worker fought off a robber with a broom.
A bakery worker fought off a robber with a broom.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
A man tried to rob a gold shop in China  with this arsenal on his person  but was scared off with a ...
A man tried to rob a gold shop in China, with this arsenal on his person, but was scared off with a chair and a stick.
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Meisler Hall is the location of the vital student services provided to every University of South Ala...
Meisler Hall is the location of the vital student services provided to every University of South Alabama
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A gang of masked armed men stormed into a poker tournament in Berlin in broad daylight and stole mor...
A gang of masked armed men stormed into a poker tournament in Berlin in broad daylight and stole more than £700,000 in cash.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Spain s National Police have arrested 17 people in connection with a massive robbery of luxury watch...
Spain's National Police have arrested 17 people in connection with a massive robbery of luxury watches in Madrid, Spain.
National Police, Spain
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum. A friend comforts the dead man's wife.
A man catches a motorbike robbery in broad daylight on his helmet cam  including one of the robbers ...
A man catches a motorbike robbery in broad daylight on his helmet cam, including one of the robbers being shot by an undercover cop.
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Surveillance camera showing The Vaulter robbing a bank
Surveillance camera showing The Vaulter robbing a bank
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