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16 men have been arrested over Kim Kardashian West's Paris robbery: reports.

16 men have been arrested by French police in relation to Kim Kardashian West‘s Paris robbery in a series of raids that took place across Paris at 6am on Monday morning.

The 36-year-old reality star was robbed while inside her Hotel de Pourtales apartment in October 2016, being held at gunpoint, gagged and bound, thrown into a bathtub, and robbed of approximately $14 million worth of jewellery.

Kardashian West had been visiting the French capital to attend Paris Fashion Week.

Kim Kardashian at Paris Fashion Week, days ahead of her robbery. Source: Getty.

According to The Mirrorpolice were able to track down the gang of "career criminals" after at least one of the suspected robbers - who has been labelled as a well-known robber involved in numerous high-end heists - left their DNA at the scene of the crime.

The Daily Mail is reporting the men as aged between 50 and 72, and claim the men's homes, along with a jewellery store in centre of Paris, are still being raided and searched for potential evidence.

Several weeks of heavy surveillance followed, with arrests being made in the early hours of Monday morning.

At the time of the robbery, Paris police said they believed up to five men dressed in balaclavas and police uniforms entered the reality star's apartment at approximately 3 am, with CCTV footage showing a gang believed to be the robbers escaping the on hire bicycles shortly after. (Post continues after gallery.)

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Kardashian West was alone inside the apartment at the time, having "leant" her bodyguard to older sister Kourtney Kardashian less than an hour before the robbery took place. The coincidence lead many to believe the robbery was an inside job, with someone close to the star assisting with the planning of the heist.

Following the ordeal, the mother-of-two returned to the US and has remained largely invisible for over three months, cancelling all work commitments and remaining off social media until just last week.

More to come.