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Kim Kardashian West Robbed At Gunpoint In Her Paris Hotel Room

The reality star had been attending Fashion Week events. Her husband, Kanye West, abruptly stopped a performance in New York, citing a family emergency.

Last updated on October 3, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET

Posted on October 2, 2016, at 11:53 p.m. ET

Kim Kardashian West was held at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room in the early hours of Monday morning, a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.

Kardashian West was in Paris for Fashion Week, which she was attending with family members. "Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers," her spokesperson said by email. "She is badly shaken but physically unharmed."She left France on Monday after speaking to police, a French Interior Ministry official told CNN. Kardashian West was tied up and locked in the bathroom of her room in a luxury apartment while the masked robbers stole more than $10 million worth of jewelry, the Associated Press reported. Five men threatened the apartment building's concierge with a weapon, handcuffed him, and forced him to open Kardashian West's apartment, CNN cited French officials as saying. Two of the robbers entered her room and put a gun to her head, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. She cried and begged them not to hurt her. The thieves duct taped her mouth, tied her up and put her her in a bathtub in an unlocked bathroom. They then robbed her of two cell phones and jewelry worth millions, police officials told the AP.Citing a source, TMZ and E! News reported that the robbers gagged Kardashian West and bound her hands and feet while she "begged for them to let her live and [said] she had babies at home."The robbers are said to have made off with a a box containing €6 million ($6.7 million) worth of valuables, and a €4 million ($4.5 million) ring, according to AP.The men then escaped on bikes and are still at large.
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Kardashian West was in Paris for Fashion Week, which she was attending with family members.

"Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers," her spokesperson said by email. "She is badly shaken but physically unharmed."

She left France on Monday after speaking to police, a French Interior Ministry official told CNN.

Kardashian West was tied up and locked in the bathroom of her room in a luxury apartment while the masked robbers stole more than $10 million worth of jewelry, the Associated Press reported.

Five men threatened the apartment building's concierge with a weapon, handcuffed him, and forced him to open Kardashian West's apartment, CNN cited French officials as saying.

Two of the robbers entered her room and put a gun to her head, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. She cried and begged them not to hurt her. The thieves duct taped her mouth, tied her up and put her her in a bathtub in an unlocked bathroom. They then robbed her of two cell phones and jewelry worth millions, police officials told the AP.

Citing a source, TMZ and E! News reported that the robbers gagged Kardashian West and bound her hands and feet while she "begged for them to let her live and [said] she had babies at home."

The robbers are said to have made off with a a box containing €6 million ($6.7 million) worth of valuables, and a €4 million ($4.5 million) ring, according to AP.

The men then escaped on bikes and are still at large.

The residence on the Rue Tronchet in central Paris where Kim Kardashian was robbed gunpoint.
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The residence on the Rue Tronchet in central Paris where Kim Kardashian was robbed gunpoint.

No one was hurt during the incident and the suspects did not fire their weapons, French officials told CNN.

Kardashian West's two children, 3-year-old daughter North and 10-month-old son Saint, were in New York in Kanye's care when the robbery occurred.

The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, condemned the attack on Kardashian West and said she "will always be welcome in Paris."

Je condamne l’agression subie cette nuit par @KimKardashian à Paris et je tiens à lui dire qu’elle sera toujours la bienvenue à Paris.

"This very rare act occurred in a private space and does not in any way call into question the work of the police and the security of the public space," she said on Twitter.

Kardashian West had been posting to social media throughout Sunday, first showing the Givenchy runway show, then a dinner for Alaia.

Kim Kardashian West
Kim Kardashian West

Her final snaps from the day, posted after 2 a.m. Monday local time, appear to show her inside a hotel room, wishing her brother Rob and his fiancé Blac Chyna a happy baby shower.

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West

Within two hours, her husband, Kanye West, abruptly ended a performance in New York, citing a family emergency.

Kanye just cut his #themeadowsnyc set short, citing a "family emergency."

The Meadows festival later tweeted that its thoughts were with West and his family.

Security for Kardashian West had stepped in earlier in the week when a man tried to kiss her butt. He was quickly taken down.

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