On Saturday March 25 at 3.40 pm an armed robbery of the Cartier boutique in Monaco at the Casino Square took place!
HelloMonaco has controversial information. Some sources report that one of the criminals has been shot, the second one – arrested and the third is on the run. Other sources close to police report that two robbers were killed and the other two remain on the run. The Casino Square is cordoned off.
As a result of the detention operation, the car on which the criminals tried to flee, caught fire in the tunnel under Fairmont Hotel. Let us remind you that it is already the second robbery in Monaco over the last three months. The first theft has happened in the end of December 2016 at the boutique Graff, luckily there were no casualties. Then the robber was caught. There was also another one in Cannes when the Harry Winston jewelry boutique was robbed and the criminal escaped unchallenged.
At 7 pm the Monaco Department of Communications sent out a press release saying that none of Cartier boutique employees was injured, no hostages were taken. Psychological help is provided to the employees. The car of the criminals burned down, and two gangsters are still on the wanted list.
We will keep you updated.