PARIS: SHOW-OFFS AND CRIME IN THE UPPER-CLASS NEIGHBOURHOODS
The hidden face of the French capital’s chic districts
With its beautiful buildings and shops, the western part of Paris is an ideal target for thieves. The police anti-crime squad is always on high alert to catch the offenders in the act.
Nearby, the Champs-Elysées, the Bois de Boulogne and the Eiffel Tower are the scenes of agitated evenings with drunken revelers, fights and defacing. The surrounding area is under heavy surveillance.
This is an investigation into the hidden side of the French capital's chic neighborhoods.