Police recover the jewels stolen in Paris

Last Updated: Jan 12 2018 18:58

According to the sources, French police recovered all the jewellery which was stolen on Wednesday by armed robbers from a shop at the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris.

They said that the loot worth some €4.5m (£4m; $5.4m) was in a bag dropped by one member of the five-strong gang during the brazen raid.

Police said that 3 men have been arrested, while others are on the run.

"I can confirm that all the stolen jewels were found in the bag recovered by police officers," a source close to the investigation was quoted as saying by Reuters.