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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – French authorities have arrested 16 people who they suspect may be connected to the robbery of Kim Kardashian West in Paris.

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French police said traces of DNA left at the scene led to the arrests. The men were detained in early morning raids.

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Last October, robbers masquerading as police tied the 35-year-old reality star up and locked her in the bathroom. The thieves made off with a jewelry box containing $6.7 million worth of valuables and a ring priced at $4.5 before escaping on motorcycles.

Kardashian West had been in the French capital for fashion week and attended a show where her sister Kendall Jenner was on the catwalk.

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