Creil, France Newswire

Creil, France Newswire

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  1. French police nab convict in helicopter prison breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Pattaya Mail

    Three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from a French prison, police caught one of France's most wanted men in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday, finding the gangster holed up in his hometown north of Paris. Authorities said Redoine Faid - who is infamous in France for twice escaping from behind bars - had tried to elude surveillance by disguising himself as a woman in a burqa.

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  2. French police nab convict in helicopter prison breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | KTMF

    Poli... . FILE - This July 9, 2018 file screenshot of the Interpol website shows portraits of notorious French criminal, Redoine Faid, as part of Interpol's wanted notice.

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  3. Helicopter jailbreak gangster captured in France after three-month huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A massive manhunt was launched after Faid's daring Jul 1 escape, in which two heavily-armed accomplices used smoke bombs and angle grinders to break through doors and whisk him to a waiting helicopter. PARIS: A gangster who made a Hollywood-style helicopter prison break was nabbed in northern France, charged and returned to jail on Wednesday , a judicial source said, after three months on the run, at times wearing a burqa as a disguise.

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  4. French 'jailbreak king' behind bars againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Otago Daily Times

    A famous gangster who escaped Hollywood-style from a French jail by helicopter has been captured after a three-month hunt that led police a tower-block flat in an area where the man known as the "jailbreak king" grew up. Redoine Faid, who has said his life of crime was inspired by blockbusters such as Scarface and Reservoir Dogs , escaped in July from a high-security prison where he was serving 25 years for a heist in which a police officer was killed.

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  5. Fugitive Who Used Helicopter To Escape Caught In FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | National Public Radio

    One of France's most notorious criminals, RA doine FaA d, has been captured three months after he made an astonishing escape by helicopter from a French prison. The repeat offender has fascinated the country, as NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports, and is known there as the "jailbreak king."

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  6. French police arrest Redoine Faid three months after prison breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | UPI

    Police in France arrested notorious gangster Redoine Faid on Wednesday three months after he escaped from prison using a helicopter, authorities said. LeParisien newspaper reported a team of about 50 police officers took part in the operation to arrest Redoine Faid, his brother Rachid Faid, his nephew and the owner of the apartment in Creil, where he was arrested.

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  7. French police recapture 'jailbreak king' after months on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    FILE PHOTO: A special police officer stands guard in front the jail of Sequedin near Lille, northern France April 14, 2013. Redoine Faid, an inmate, used explosives and took hostages to escape out of jail on Saturday morning, local media reported.

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  8. 'Escape king' recaptured three months after helicopter jailbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Age

    Paris: After three months on the run, a notorious French armed robber who made a cinematic escape by helicopter from a prison near Paris in July has been recaptured. The police caught the robber, Redoine Faid, in an operation on Wednesday in northern France after an intensive manhunt, officials said, adding that he had been apprehended with two nephews.

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  9. Notorious French gangster, who escaped prison in hijacked helicopter, caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Fox News

    A notorious French gangster -- who hijacked a helicopter to escape from prison this summer in a made-for-Hollywood scheme -- was captured in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday, ending a massive three-month manhunt. "Numerous clues were acted on so the arrest could be made," she said on Europe 1 radio.

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  10. Armed Robber Recaptured 3 Months After Helicopter JailbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    After three months on the run, a notorious French armed robber who made a cinematic escape by helicopter from a prison near Paris in July has been recaptured, according to local officials and the French news media. The police caught the robber, RA doine FaA d, in an operation that unfolded between Tuesday and Wednesday in northern France after an intensive manhunt, the officials said, adding that he had been apprehended with two nephews.

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  11. Police catch top French convict after daring prison break Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Fox 23

    Three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from a French prison, police caught one of France's most wanted men in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday, finding the gangster holed up in his hometown north of Paris. Fugitive Redoine Faid was arrested in Creil without resistance, French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said, adding that "numerous tips" led to his arrest.

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  12. Fugitive arrested 3 months after escaping prison by helicopterRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | ABC News

    Three months after a dramatic escape from prison by helicopter, French police announced they have arrested notorious gangster Redoine Faid. Add France as an interest to stay up to date on the latest France news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

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  13. France Captures Helicopter-Jailbreak BanditRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    An infamous bandit who used a helicopter and buzz saws to escape from a French jail more than three months ago was back in custody Wednesday after police arrested him in a predawn raid. Redoine FaA d, 46, was captured at an apartment in his hometown of Creil, north of Paris, a police officer said.

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  14. French jailbreak gangster caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Daily Star

    A gangster who made a Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak was arrested in northern France on Wednesday after three months on the run, sources close to the case said. Notorious French robber Redoine Faid was apprehended in the Oise region north of Paris along with his brother Rachid and two other family members, one source said, confirming earlier media reports.

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  15. Police catch top French convict after daring prison breakRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | Fox News

    This Nov. 22, 2010 file photo shows notorious French criminal Redoine Faid posing prior to an interview with French all-news TV channel, LCI, as he was promoting his book, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, France. Police have caught one of France's most wanted men, three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from prison.

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  16. French gangster who made Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak apprehended north of ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Japan Times

    A gangster who made a Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak has been arrested in northern France after three months on the run, sources close to the inquiry said early Wednesday. Notorious French robber Redoine Faid was apprehended during the night in the Oise region north of Paris along with three other men including his brother, one source said, confirming earlier media reports.

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  17. France searches for gangster, and answers, after helicopter jailbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Details emerged Monday of the daring prison escape of notorious French robber Redoine Faid, who used a helicopter in a breakout worthy of the Hollywood heist movies he is known to admire. The escape by the convict dubbed the "Jailbreak King" by French media, having already broken out of prison in 2013, has raised questions about security at French jails.

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  18. Hijab: a very French obsessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    French-Muslim singer Mennel Ibtissem was forced to pull out of a singing competition following backlash over old social media posts in February [Youtube/TheVoice] An angelic voice emanating from millions of television screens captivated audiences across France on February 4. A contestant on the popular talent show, The Voice was singing Leonard Cohen's cult anthem, Hallelujah. The spellbinding performance caused all four members of the show's jury to turn their chairs around in a mark of approval.

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