DIONYSUS DILEMMA: Gucci’s London flagship was hit by a very unusual smash-and-grab raid earlier this week in Knightsbridge.
Four thieves — all wearing dark jackets and ski masks — drove a black Mercedes into the Sloane Street store, just before 3 a.m. on Monday.
Over 40 “Dionysus” bags — one of creative director Alessandro Michele’s newest styles — were stolen.
According to a Met Police spokeswoman: “Officers attended but suspects had fled the scene prior to police arrival. A car appeared to have been driven into the stores door to gain access, and second vehicle used to get away. There are no reports of any injuries.”
The incident was captured on the store’s CCTV security system and an ongoing investigation will be conducted by the Metropolitan Police’s Flying Squad. No arrests have been made.
British media reports value the stolen goods at 50,000 to 100,000 pounds, or $76,875 to $153,750, at current exchange rate, although the Met Police could not confirm.
Gucci did not return requests seeking comment.