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Photographer questioned over Kim Kardashian West robbery

A PHOTOGRAPHER is reportedly being questioned after Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint.

The reality TV star was left "badly shaken" after armed robbers dressed as police officers got into her private apartment in Paris in the early hours of Monday morning.

And according to Us Weekly, a photographer who has been following the 35-year-old beauty since she arrived in France for Paris Fashion Week is being questioned by police over the terrifying incident because he gained access to a restaurant where she was dining with her family a few days ago by posing as a policeman.

Officers are said to believe the crime was committed by a "highly organised" gang, who had spent a lot of time planning the robbery.

Kim has now flown out of France via a private jet, but the apartment she had been staying in has been surrounded by police all day, with forensic officers spotted searching for clues at the luxury residence, which is situated on Rue Tronchet in the TK Arondissment.

Five men had duped the concierge of the building into directing them to the 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star's apartment, before he was handcuffed, tied up, gagged and hidden in a cupboard in the stairwell of the building.

Two men then got into Kim's room and tied her up, before locking her in the bathroom and making off with millions of dollars worth of jewellery and two cell phones.

It is believed the missing items - including a ring and contents of a jewellery box - were from Kim's personal collection, not jewellery she had borrowed to wear during fashion week.

Her husband Kanye West was performing in New York at the time but stopped halfway through after he was told what had happened to his wife.

During his song 'Heartless', he told the crowd: "I'm sorry, I'm sorry. Family emergency, I have to stop the show."

Kanye was the headliner for the Meadows Music & Arts Festival but a festival rep came on stage about 10 minutes after he left and said the set was cancelled as Kanye was no longer on the site.