Gulf Times - Robbery
Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Armed robbers flee with luxury watches after Paris heist

Two armed men fled with several luxury watches after bursting into a branch of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet in Paris's chic eighth arrondissement on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of robberies in the French capital.

US police capture suspected serial killer in Texas

US police capture suspected serial killer in Texas

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a 14-minute car chase with police.

Fugitive veteran bank robber arrested in Spain

Fugitive veteran bank robber arrested in Spain

The man, who the authorities believe has been robbing banks for over 35 years, was arrested at a hotel in Getafe, a southern Madrid suburb.

Indian diamond traders robbed at Paris metro station

Indian diamond traders robbed at Paris metro station

The robbery took place in the central Ninth Arrondissement of Paris, which is home to a number of diamond trading businesses.

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Four arrested over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transactions and its value has soared since it came into being in 2009.

French police recover some jewels from Ritz heist

French police recover some jewels from Ritz heist

A gang of five used axes to smash the display windows of jewellery shops on the ground floor of the Ritz hotel in Place Vendome on Wednesday evening at around 6:30 pm.

Twenty tourists robbed at Paris airport hotel

Twenty tourists robbed at Paris airport hotel

Masked men armed with tear gas robbed around 20 tourists who were waiting for shuttle buses outside a Paris airport hotel at the weekend, sources close to the investigation said on Monday.

New York police officer killed in 'unprovoked' shooting

New York police officer killed in 'unprovoked' shooting

A gunman fatally shot a female New York City police officer in an unprovoked attack early on Wednesday in the city's Bronx borough, then was himself shot dead by police as he ran from the scene, authorities said.

Thieves grab $3.5 million in cash in brazen Japan mugging

Thieves grab $3.5 million in cash in brazen Japan mugging

Three masked robbers snatched a suitcase stuffed with millions of dollars in cash from a businessman who had just withdrawn the money from a bank in western Japan on Thursday, police said.

Manhunt for alleged gun thief who wrote to Trump

Manhunt for alleged gun thief who wrote to Trump

A massive manhunt was underway on Sunday in search of a "highly-dangerous" Wisconsin man who US authorities said robbed a gun shop and sent a lengthy manifesto to President Donald Trump.

Expat gets three year jail robbery

Expat gets three year jail robbery

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to three years in jail and subsequent deportation after being convicted of robbery.

More 'spit and rob' cases reported in Doha

More 'spit and rob' cases reported in Doha

Cases of fraudsters trying to rob people after spitting on them on Doha's streets are being increasingly reported. Close on the heels of an incident near Souq Waqif, another similar incident was reported in the Al Hilal area on Wednesday.