CANNES, France, July 28 (UPI) --
Police said an armed bandit stole jewels worth $53 million Sunday morning from a jewelry exhibition at a hotel in Cannes, France.
The gunman evaded security and escaped with a briefcase, Sky News said.
The robbery took place during a jewelry exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in the city.
The hotel's management has declined to comment, Radio France Internationale said.
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