By Euro Weekly News Media • 19 August 2011 • 16:02
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A TORREMOLINOS mum’s car stolen while she slept has been recovered.
As exclusively revealed in Euro Weekly News recently burglars broke into Carina Welsh’s parent’s home , took her electronic car card just two meters from where she was sleeping with her daughter Nicole, aged four.
The stole the Renault Grand Scenic car she had purchased just days earlier for €19,690, leaving her stranded. “I got a call from the police who told me they had found my car abandoned in Riviera del Sol,” Carina said. “A police officer told me that it is possible the burglars stole the car to conduct some other crime and then abandoned it once finished.
Collecting her car was not the simple experience she had hoped for as she was led on a paper chase. “Police told me to go to Fuengirola where I was told to go to Torremolinos and had to wait for a judge,” Carina said. That took a few days by which time her car had been taken to the car deposit in Cartama where she was sent to collect it.
Carina is “happy and relieved” to have her car back and has since “changed the car key code and will be hiding the key from now on.”
“The strange thing is that they did not take my dad’s Toyota Land Rover, the car keys were right next to the ones for my Renault Grand Scenic,” said 38-year-old Carina who was born in Malaga. The only other things they took were a watch Carina had got for her birthday the week before and €100 out of her mother’s purse.
“They must have also gone through my dad’s camera bag as they were put back in a different order.”
“They were ‘gentlemen’ as they did not mess up the house, apart from three banana skins in the drive way and the remains of a stale doughnut in the fridge. They also took Nicole’s pushchair and doll out of the boot of the car and left them with the car-jack and red triangles.”
By Nicole Hallett
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