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This is some Hollywood shit…

point-break2.jpgLast Thursday, four men stormed into a Harry Winston boutique in Paris. They were carrying sawed-off shotguns and disguised (two were wearing ski masks, and two were wearing wigs and makeup). The staff was pistol-whipped, rounded up, and ordered by the thieves to fill a sack with lots of gems and watches. Meanwhile, one robber escorted the manager off to a hidden safe to get some of the high-end booty.

Minutes later, without having fired a shot, the foursome left the boutique, hopped on motorcycles, and took off into the night, having just pulled off the largest heist in French history (and at about 80 million euros, it’s one of the biggest heists ever).

The thieves are believed to be foreign, likely Russian or Balkan, and they clearly knew a lot about the store, as they not only knew most of the staff’s names, but knew exactly where the most valuable and precious items were. Danny Ocean is being sought for questioning.

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Meanwhile, one robber escorted the manager off to a hidden safe to get some of the high-end booty.

They sure got some fine customer service there in Paris.

In my head I am already casting the movie. Ed Norton. Sam Rockwell. Viggo Mortensen. Jason Statham. Just go with me on this.

Of course they were Russian, they're dying to start a new Cold War.

Seeing as no one was seriously hurt (not one shot fired) I must say congrats, that is one amazing heist.