"data-reactid =" 22 ">Before fleeing, the robbers managed to open the contents of about thirty chests of the establishment. The robbery lasted several hours.
Tuesday, January 22, several criminals have robbed a bank in the area of the Champs-Elysees. They also sequestered for several hours the people present on the premises of the agency Milleis Bank, we learned from a source close to the investigation. The suspects managed to open about thirty chests of the establishment, before fleeing, the source added. The damage was not known immediately.
Arriving around 8:30, the group would have left the scene around noon after sequestering people inside, who were sprayed with a liquid whose nature remains to be determined. Around 15 hours, half a dozen police vehicles were still parked on the Champs-Elysees near the bank. A van with the "Central Laboratory" logo was also parked in front of the agency's entrance guarded by police officers. "We did not hear anything, see anything. It was when the police arrived that we knew what was happening. We were asked to stay in the store, it lasted two hours and we reopened, "said Pierre, a salesman in a shop opposite the agency.
In February 2018, an armed man attempted to attack a BNP agency near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and was shot by police during his arrest. In 2017, a luxury watchmaker near the Champs-Élysées was attacked by two armed men who took away a booty estimated at "several hundred thousand euros".
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