By Euro Weekly News Media • 14 August 2014 • 9:16
THE Guardia Civil have arrested two people under suspicion of stealing suitcases from distracted airport passengers.
Within the Guardia Civil brief of the Safer Tourism Plan which has been put in place to prevent theft from tourists visiting Malaga, the officers at the airport have caught two people who were taking national flights with only hand baggage and then taking advantage of distracted tourists arriving at the baggage carousels to steal their luggage while they were looking away. On several occasions they also, allegedly, pickpocketed passengers as well as taking their hand baggage while they were retrieving their check in luggage.
Investigating officers calculate that they have stolen around €21,000 worth of luggage and wallets.
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