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Six more charged over Kardashian heist

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Photographers spotted two suspicious faces in the crowd surrounding Kim. Photo: Getty
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Six more suspects have been charged over the armed robbery of Kim Kardashian West, with Paris prosecutors hailing the “remarkable work” of French police.

It brings the total number of people charged so far in to 10, with all but one of the suspects men, including at least one previously known to police for robbery and money forgery.

Robbers are believed to have forced their way into the apartment where Kardashian West was staying during Paris Fashion Week in October.

They allegedly tied up the reality TV star and stole more than $US10 million ($A13 million) worth of jewellery. Authorities are now looking at a possible inside job.

The preliminary charges were filed on Friday against six suspects ranging in age from 29 to 72 covered an array of alleged crimes.

They included armed robbery in an organised gang; kidnapping; criminal association; illegal possession of firearms – including a Kalashnikov rifle – and ammunition; use of forged papers and a fake identity, and complicity.

Preliminary charges – the first in the case – were also filed against four other people on Thursday.

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This was the ring one of the robbers allegedly stole from Kardashian. Photo: Getty

Paris prosecutors have identified the 10 suspects only by their first names and surname initials and their dates of birth.

On Thursday, Kardashian West’s sister, Khloe Kardashian, welcomed the filing of charges as a “kind of closure” and denounced the robbery as “a disgusting act.”

“From the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich, nobody deserves anything to be taken from them. I think that’s a disgusting act. And I think whenever you get that closure, that has to be a sign of relief for you,” she said.

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