By Dilip Kuner • 18 November 2019 • 17:46
Storekeeper was hit over head with helmet
NATIONAL Police officers have arrested a 45-year-old Spaniard in Marbella (Malaga) as allegedly responsible for a crime of robbery with violence.
The events that led to the investigation took place, at around 10.30 pm on November 3 in a grocery store run by a Chinese citizen on the Costa del Sol.
Two individuals people dressed in black, with masks and wearing a motorcycle helmet entered the shop. One of them hit the shopkeeper with the helmet the attacker had been wearing, before snatching €500 from the till.
Police enquiries led the investigators to a 45-year-old local resident as the main suspect in the assault. During a search of the man’s home a motorcycle helmet matching the characteristics of the one used in the robbery was found and the man was arrested. Police said in a statement to the Euro Weekly News that they are trying to identify the second man involved.
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