Two police officers, who are not allowed to speak publicly on the case, said on Thursday that video surveillance showed the man looking in the trash and leaning against a nearby door.
Airport police union official Jean-Yann William Airport told France Info television that “to his surprise, the door is opening, he’s entering and finds out there’s huge amount of money” in the room of cash transport company Loomis.
Video then shows the man leaving the airport with two big bags.
Police recognised him as a homeless man living in the airport area. He is being actively sought.
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