Assailants still at large in Kardashian robbery

French police on Tuesday continued the search for five people suspected of assaulting Kim Kardashian West in Paris before robbing her of more than $10 million worth of jewelry.

Kardashian West flew home Monday, landing at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport, where she reunited with husband Kanye West.

Here's what else we know regarding Sunday's armed robbery in Paris:

What was taken? The assailants  stole a jewelry box containing items worth 6 million euros ($6.7 million) as well as a ring worth 4 million euros, worth a total of $10 million pounds.

What did they do to Kim Kardashian? Prosecutors told reporters that the robbers held her up at gunpoint and locked her in a bathroom before fleeing.

The five assailants are still at large. Investigators from Paris' Brigade de Répression du Banditisme (BRB), a unit specializing in grand larceny-level thefts, have been studying surveillance footage from the Hotel de Pourtalès and say the robbers were wearing fake police insignia on their jackets and that they escaped via bicycle. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo vowed on Monday that the thieves would be found.

Where it happened.  Early reports said Kardashian had been robbed at the Four Seasons George V hotel but the hotel issued a tweet on Monday saying no assault took place there the previous night. She is said to have been staying at the Hotel de Pourtalès, a 19th century mansion in Paris' ritzy 8th arrondissement, which now consists of nine apartments frequented by the super-rich. Police have been stationed outside the building ever since.

Her bodyguard was not present during the robbery. On Tuesday, the prosecutor's office told reporters that Pascal Duvier, who's guarded the Kardashians since 2013, was not with her at the time of the robbery. Paris Match, which is akin to People in the USA, says Duvier had accompanied her sister Kourtney to a nightclub. However, their report does say Duvier was aboard the private jet when they returned to New York. They did say that Kardashian's stylist was in the apartment and called the police.

Interpol is staying mum on the Pink Panther theory. The agency, which coordinates international police cooperation, said it would be speculative to suggest the robbery was the work of the jewel thieves known as the Pink Panthers who are known for meticulous planning.

Kanye goes back on the road this Friday. He has rescheduled Tuesday's Philadelphia stop for Dec. 13 and Thursday's Detroit show for Dec. 22, a Live Nation representative tells USA TODAY. But he will return to the stage Friday in Chicago.

Contributing: Associated Press, Elena Berton in Paris


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