Hugger muggers under arrest

SO-CALLED ‘hugger muggers’ arrested in El Campello in Alicante are suspected of robbing victims in Mojacar between 2018 and 2019.

The 24-year old Romanian man and the 42-year old Irish woman are accused of seven crimes in Almeria, Alicante and Castellon, specialising in pocketing high end watches and targeting mainly elderly foreigners.


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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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