As reported by The New York Times, Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in her private residence, a luxury apartment in Paris at 3 AM, her spokesperson confirmed. The residence was reportedly the Hôtel de Pourtalès in the Eighth Arrondissement.
The reality star turned businessperson Ms Kardashian West’s spokesperson, Ina Trecoikas is quoted to have said, “two masked gunmen dressed as police officers had held up the star in her room”. The police reported that she was bound and gagged. Possessions up to 9.5 million euros in value were stolen, a diamond ring worth up to 4.5 million euro, a case of jewellery with it’s contents worth up to 5 million euro and two mobile phones. Ms Kardashian West was reportedly “badly shaken but unharmed”. The Paris police are treating the incident as a serious crime.
Associated Press obtained information from the Paris prosecutor’s office that the two masked men were 2 of 5 being sought by the police. The 5 alleged assailants dressed as police officers. They threatened the concierge of the residence with a weapon, handcuffed him and made him open the residence.
Ms Kardashian West had been in Paris with family members attending Paris Fashion Week.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian West at their wedding with their daughter North West.
Ms Kardashian West with husband, superstar Kanye West.