Man caught red-handed stealing in Motril

A 33-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in Motril for allegedly breaking into a supermarket to steal products.

Local Police of Motril were alerted by a witness who reported seeing a man forcing the door of a bar, finally breaking into it. The man was also seen coming in and out of the bar several times.

Police immediately headed to the scene, confirming that the front door had been forced and that someone had been inside the facilities. Officers also found several tools outside the bar, which were believed to have been used to enter the building. In addition, they noticed that the till had been put on the floor.  

Officers entered the bar and, once inside, they went into a supermarket that is connected from the inside.

There, they found the main suspect red-handed. He tried to escape upon seeing the police.

After taking him into custody, police saw that the man had piled up several boxes of products with the alleged purpose of stealing them.

Officers believe that the man could be the culprit of at least another seven thefts which have occurred in Motril.

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