Diamond ring worth €750,000 is lost in the luxury Ritz hotel in Paris… Before being found in a vacuum cleaner bag

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  • The ring was worth an estimated €750,000 – equivalent to more than £637,000

A diamond ring worth €750,000 was lost in Paris’s luxury Ritz hotel before staff found it in a vacuum cleaner bag.

A Malaysian guest of the hotel filed a police complaint on Friday alleging that her diamond ring had vanished from her room, Le Parisien newspaper reported on Sunday. 

According to the guest’s testimony, she had left the hotel early in the morning to go window shopping in the neighbourhood. Following her return she found the ring she had left on a table had vanished. 

The precious ring was worth an estimated €750,000 – equivalent to more than £637,000.

A diamond ring worth €750,000 was lost in Paris's luxury Ritz hotel before staff found it in a vacuum cleaner bag (Stock image)

A diamond ring worth €750,000 was lost in Paris’s luxury Ritz hotel before staff found it in a vacuum cleaner bag (Stock image) 

The Malaysian tourist has not yet been reunited with the ring as she flew back to London on Saturday, meaning the jewellery item remains in the hands of police

The Malaysian tourist has not yet been reunited with the ring as she flew back to London on Saturday, meaning the jewellery item remains in the hands of police

The Ritz Paris would not release details about the ring or the client but said the item of jewellery was found on Sunday.

The hotel said in a statement: ‘Thanks to meticulous searches by security agents at the Ritz Paris, the ring was found this morning in a vacuum cleaner bag.

‘Our client is happy at the news.’

The Malaysian tourist has not yet been reunited with the ring as she flew back to London on Saturday, meaning the jewellery item remains in the hands of police. 

According to Le Parisien, the Ritz offered its client three nights as compensation. 

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