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Armed robbers steal from Apple store in Paris

Masked and armed robbers used the New Year's Eve revelry as cover to rob the flagship Apple store in Paris.


The Associated Press: Police: Boys, 7 and 11, attempt robbery with gun

Two boys, ages 7 and 11, are accused of trying to rob a woman with a loaded gun, police said Sunday. The boys tried to carjack a 22-year-old woman who was in her family's truck waiting for her parents in a church parking lot, Portland police said in a statement. Ami Garrett, of southeast Portland, told officers that when the boys approached her, the younger boy told the older boy to "show her your piece."


AutoZone Fires Worker Who Stopped Robbery

An AutoZone worker who stopped an armed robbery by retrieving a weapon from his truck said he was fired by the company for violating their gun policy... The part-time worker’s manager was especially thankful and credited McLean with saving his life. But two days after the robbery – and just a week before Thanksgiving – McLean was fired.


Va. Tech Gunman Called Quiet, Went to Small School

The man who authorities say killed a Virginia Tech police officer was described as a typical college student in many ways, making it difficult to understand why he would commit an armed robbery and then, apparently at random, target the patrolman before killing himself.


20 corpses found in tunnel at Nigerian town

Nigerian police have uncovered 20 corpses hidden in a tunnel in the southeastern town of Onitsha, and suspect they were victims of armed robbers.


'Darth Vader' holds up bank

'Darth Vader' holds up bank

Long Island may be far from the Death Star, but that didn't stop Darth Vader from paying a less-than-friendly visit to a bank in East Setauket, New York.


Trio of masked gunmen invade, rob home of Bobcats' Jackson

Police are investigating a home invasion and armed robbery at the home of Charlotte Bobcats player Stephen Jackson.

Senh: These guys need to be careful. I remember reading about Antoine Walker getting tied up and robbed. Everyone knows they have money and lots of bling.


Female robber claiming to have bomb hits banks

Female robber claiming to have bomb hits banks

Investigators in New England are looking for a woman who they say has robbed at least six banks -- often while claiming to have a bomb.


Magritte painting stolen at gunpoint

A painting by the Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte was stolen from a small Brussels museum this morning by two armed men who rang the doorbell before putting a gun to the concierge's head.


London police arrest 2 in bold $65M jewelry heist

London police arrest 2 in bold $65M jewelry heist

Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with this month's brazen London jewelry store robbery of millions of dollars worth of gems, Metropolitan Police said.


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