By Euro Weekly News Media • 08 July 2019 • 19:30
I SPY: The victim hid in a bathroom, from where they caught sight of the robber in the adjacent room.
CREDIT: Almeria Guardia Civil
GUARDIA Civil arrested a man identified as the robber who broke into a home in Nijar.
The victim woke up in the early hours of June 30 after hearing a loud bang at their front door and someone entering the property. Fearing for their safety they hid in a bathroom.
From here the victim caught sight of a man moving around the adjacent room, watching him pocket a mobile phone and a €20 note they took from a purse.
Information provided by the victim and from the crime scene led to the identification of 27-year old Y.H. as the suspected thief.
According to the Guardia he has a record for similar crimes, and there was a search and arrest order for him in relation to a violent robbery in Murcia.
Officers detained him when he went to the Guardia station offices on a completely unrelated matter.
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