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    $500k Gone in 30 Seconds: Dubai Police Catch Hasty Jewel Heist Gang

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    Dubai's police force was able to find and catch the robbers who looted a jewelry store for the equivalent of $548,000 in under a minute less than 24 hours earlier.

    United Arab Emirate of Dubai police were able to locate and catch within 24 hours the robbers who earlier looted a jewelry store in the city for the equivalent of $548,000 in less than one minute.

    Policemen posted video on Twitter which shows the robbery and subsequent arrest.

    ​"Masked robbers were able to break the window of a jewelry store and steal jewelry worth two million dirham ($548,000) in 31 seconds and disappear. However the police of Dubai arrested the gang in less than 24 hours," says the police statement.

    ​They turned out to be five foreigners currently residing in Dubai, including one woman.

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