A famous jewelry store Harry Winston was robbed

altAs policemen say, a group of armed robbers assaulted recently one of the most famous jewelry stores – Harry Winston, which is situated in Paris. The robbers managed to get a lot of jewels, the common price of which was amounted to millions of dollars. This incident happened this week on Thursday.

As official reports inform, the hoists left the store with a huge number of necklaces, watches, rings and other jewels the price of which was approximately from $60 million to $80 million. Policemen are sure that the robbery was perfectly planned, because thieves obviously knew the names of employees and the opening of hidden vaults with jewels also wasn’t the problem for them.

We want to remind you that it’s not the first armed robbery for Harry Winston Company. The previous heist comes just over a year after a similar raid on the same Harry Winston store on the Avenue Montaigne, when thieves made off with more than $25 million in baubles. That robbery was considered the most spectacular...

Some facts about this store: Harry Winston has named jewelry industry veteran Lord Bruce Dundas as managing director of its UK operations, WWD has learned.
Dundas, 57, who spent the past eight years at Asprey, first as retail managing director and then as ambassador for the brand, will join Harry Winston on January 12.
His role will include expanding Harry Winston\'s bridal and bespoke market, and he will report to Gilles Haumont, vice president, retail. A company spokeswoman said this is the first time Harry Winston has named a UK managing director from outside the company.
“Lord Dundas will be a key addition to our management\", he said.