French Police Seek Suspect In Armored Truck Heist French police are conducting a nationwide search for a security driver who vanished with more than $17 million in cash from a bank in the central city of Lyon. The driver, who had worked for the company for 10 years, had picked up the money on Thursday.
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French Police Seek Suspect In Armored Truck Heist

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

European authorities are hunting for a French armored-car driver who made off with more than $17 million in cash last week. The man may be a criminal, but he's also a rising star, as Eleanor Beardsley reports.

ELEANOR BEARDSLEY: Xavier Richard is a public prosecutor in the city of Lyon, where the heist took place.

XAVIER RICHARD: (French spoken)

BEARDSLEY: For NPR News, I'm Eleanor Beardsley, in Paris.

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