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Jewelry heist shocks the town of Cannes

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 00:37

May 17 - More than $1 million dollars worth of Chopard jewels are stolen from a French hotel room. Alicia Powell reports.

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It has all the markings of a box office smash, movie stars, diamonds and theft, but the problem is it's not. Police say more than $1 million USD worth of jewels due to be lent to movie stars at the Cannes film festival were stolen from a hotel room. The bling was in a hotel room safe rented by an employee of luxury jeweler Chopard. The incident took place overnight on May 16 as the festival got under way, drawing thousands of movie stars, film industry executives and journalists to the fabled resort.

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Jewelry heist shocks the town of Cannes

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 00:37