Jewelry Heist Surveillance Video Released

Daring thief swiped $143 million worth of jewelry from a hotel exhibition in France last July.
3:00 | 11/29/13

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We're going to turn, now, to the stunning video of that record-breaking heist in a luxury jewelry store. It took place on one of the most famous streets in the world during the star-studded cannes film festival. Abc's lama hasan has the story. Reporter: Captured on surveillance video, these first images of france's biggest and most brazen robbery. Looks like they could be a scene straight out of "the pink panther" movies. Watch as the audacious thieves goes into the jewelry at the carlton hotel in july. The same setting as the thriller "to catch a thief." He walks around, brandishing a gun, terrifying the shoeepers and unarmed security guard, who cower on the ground for cover. Swiping $143 million worth of rings, earrings and pendants. Placing them in his bag in just 30 seconds. Then, casually walking out and escaping, with no struggle and without being confronted. This morning, french police are still on the hunt for this man, hoping to catch this thief. So, why the french police releasing this dramatic surveillance video now? Because they are so desperate to find him. They still have no idea who he is or if he belongs to a gang such as the notorious pink panthers. And the jewels haven't turned up, either. So, the hunt is still on. Bianna? Unbelievable how brazen he is. 143 million in jewels. That is incredible.

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