Posted on Mon Jan 9th, 2017 8:45am PDT By X17 Staff
They've finally been nabbed!
Months went by after Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery in October with no suspects in custody, but police in France just arrested 17 people in connection with the jewel heist on Monday, multiple outlets report. The bandits were captured after leaving traces of DNA behind after they bound and gagged the reality star at gunpoint.
Some of the suspects were allegedly known to authorities, and one of the individuals arrested is 60-years-old. Three of the suspects were female, while the rest were male. Two of the suspects were diamond dealers, but it is unknown whether cops will be able to recover the reported $10 million of diamonds snatched from the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star.
Collectively, they were found in five different cities in France, and law enforcement tapped phones prior to making the arrests. They will all be held for up to 96 hours before being either charged or released. Their homes are still being searched and documents and other evidence is being seized.
The E! starlet will have to relive the nightmare, by watching a tape of the suspects in an attempt to positively identify them as her attackers.
"Kim will now have to watch a video of all the men. The video is being sent to the U.S., where she will have to watch it with American officers working with the French," a source dished to Us Weekly.
At least they're not on the loose anymore!
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