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Chilling new footage of Kim Kardashian's robbers has finally been released.

Crucial video footage of the group believed to have robbed Kim Kardashian West of $14 million of jewellery has been released.

Being released almost three weeks on from the 35-year-old’s harrowing robbery, the black-and-white footage was captured on a private CCTV camera close to the star’s Paris apartment. It shows a group of hooded men wearing balaclavas arriving at and leaving the Rue Tronchet complex.

Kim Kardashian West in Paris ahead of the robbery. Source: Instagram.

Released by M6 News Channel on Thursday, the footage is too grainy to make out specific facial identifiers, but it does provide crucial clues to the actual timeline of events.

Beginning at 2.19am, the footage shows three men in reflective jackets cycling towards Kardashian West's building, and another two men walking by on foot shortly thereafter.

49 minutes then passes before any members of the group are seen again, but at 3.07am, the five men are seen walking and cycling away from the apartment hotel complex, one clutching a large, heavy looking bag in his left hand.

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A man believed to be one of the robbers has been caught on CCTV footage riding away from Kardashian's apartment, clutching a large bag. Source: M6 News Channel.

It is believed that the group spent days tracing the moves of Kardashian West - who was in town for Paris Fashion Week - ahead of the eventual robbery.

While details are still sketchy, it is now believed that the masked robbers entered the building with ease, knowing the hotel's entry code, which has allegedly not been changed since 2010.

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From there, the robbers held the building's concierge at gunpoint before taking him with them to Kardashian West's apartment.

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The Parisian apartment where Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint. Source: Getty.

Speaking to the media this week, the concierge, who is known only as Abdulman, says he was made to act as an interpreter between the reality star and the robbers. He said he had been warning the complex's owners for years about the need to strengthen security, explaining, “There was no real security at all. It’s a choice. The hotel doesn’t mind about security.”

Within seconds of entering her apartment, Kardashian West was seized upon by the group, being held at gunpoint, bound, gagged and thrown into a nearby bathtub.

Combing the apartment, the group eventually escaped with $14 million of jewellery, including the reality star's iconic Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring.

Kardashian West in Paris ahead of the robbery. Source: Instagram.

Kardashian West's bodyguard, Pascal Duvier, was offsite at the time, with Kim having told him to stay out and continuing working for her sisters, Kourtney and Kendall, who were also in Paris at the time.

The new footage comes after discoveries of DNA evidence found at the scene and additional CCTV footage of the suspected robbers discovered days after the crime.

But despite that, police are still said to be no closer to identifying the five men.

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