Despite the implementation of a specific plan for the fight against the theft of luxury watches, necklaces and by the prefecture of police (PP), the Parisians attend to a resurgence of such acts since the beginning of the summer, on the street or in the subway. The phenomenon is certainly not new, the first device against these flights has been launched by the PP in 2013.
But the arrival and installation sustainable in the capital of foreign minors who are isolated from the african continent, have changed the modus operandi. Described as violent, they benefit from a legal vacuum to multiply the assaults of this type. The police go into effect during the interpellation, they have destroyed their identity papers from their country of origin and remain as inexpulsables. Despite the help that can provide them with associations to divert them from the path of delinquency, recidivism is common.
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women, The first victims
As to the Jjustice, it seems increasingly powerless. "You can't keep them permanently in the hands of justice. It is necessary to establish the reality of their minority. Their identity is never certain, as their country of origin. It is a political question. I understand the doubts of the police : they arrest them and then look at them again. One can do no more nor less than what the law allows us, " says a magistrate in paris.
Flights in the snatch in the subway
During his search, the police officers of the brigade networks in the île de france, have put their hands on the seven necklaces and a pendant of the Virgin Mary, hidden in a hole formed in the lining of his shoes. During the search conducted at his home located in the 18th arrondissement, investigators have found other jewelry also stolen, as well as mobile phones. At least seven victims have been identified and three of them have regained possession of their property.
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The investigation dates back to 26 June. On that day, the suspect had carried out five flights in a hurry on women, despite the network-based video surveillance from the subway. At the first, at 6 o'clock in the morning station Denfert-Rochereau, the victim is injured during his fall to the ground ; at 8 o'clock, he repeated to the metro Courcelles then thirty minutes later, at the station Malesherbes, where it occurs twice, in 20 minute intervals. The morning just finished, he threw himself on a fifth wife at the metro station Brochant. This last the chasing, he gets rid then of the necklace.
Rolex, Breguet, Richard Mille
the day Before yesterday, the police of the CSI75 (in the Company of security and intervention of Paris) also had a hard time understanding, on the Champs-Élysées, the two thieves of luxury watch – a Richard Mille estimated to be 80 000 euros. Later, in the same evening, they are re-hunting with the brigade, tasked with fighting crime for theft of a Breguet, estimated at 90 000 euros.
the number of "grubbing" in these last days. On 23 July, the thieves had two additional victims for a Rolex estimated to be 15 000 euros stolen in the 19th district, another in the 16th, the Oyster Perpetual Datejust from Rolex sold 12 000 euros was snatched from its owner, rue de Longchamp.