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August 20, 2012 11:16 pm

Two Thieves Who Posed as Chassidic Jews Nabbed In France

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French police. David Monniaux.

French police arrested two suspected thieves who disguised themselves as Orthodox Jews with fake beards on Monday, charging them with robbing a number of jewelry stores over several months, according to Israel National News. French officials are still on the hunt for a third suspect who has not yet been apprehended.

Police reported that the three Gentiles, whose ages ranged from 19-20, felt that the disguise made it easier for them to obtain access to rob the jewelry stores without arousing suspicion, because religious Jews are not viewed as dangerous in France.

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  • Braham Finestone

    They watched too many films:)
    Can anyone remember the movie with the Jewellery heist at the Bourse in Antwerp? They were dressed up as Chlassidim….

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