Posted June 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Police say they've found the 300,000 euro ($376,000) watch stolen from the Paris hotel room of tennis star Rafael Nadal, and that a barman has been arrested in connection with the theft. Nadal was in Paris for the French Open, which he won Monday for a record seventh time, beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Luxury watchmaker Richard Mille had lent the Spanish tennis champion the watch. It vanished sometime late Monday to early Tuesday. A police source - speaking on condition of anonymity, citing policy - said Wednesday that the pricey timepiece was found Tuesday night along a railway track in the southern Paris suburb of Evry. The suspect in the case, a 39-year-old barman who worked at the luxury hotel in Paris' 8th district, was arrested Tuesday evening.
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