Mallorca jewellery thieves collared

INVESTIGATION: Police have connected the pair to property break-ins around the island. CREDIT: Shutterstock

PALMA police have arrested a 21-year old Moroccan man and 19-year old Spanish woman suspected of breaking into homes around Mallorca to steal jewellery.
The authorities have connected the pair to a theft from a property in Sant Jordi in Palma, and said the young man was known to have operated in Manacor, Santanyi, Vilafranca de Bonany, Inca, Felanitx, Algaida, Arta, Binissalem and Sa Pobla
According to police the young woman had sold many items of jewellery with a combined value of €7,000 at different locations between December and mid-February.
During their investigations officers found indications that the sold jewellery and other pieces they had in their possession could have been nicked from various homes around the island.
The police seized several items and are working on identifying the legitimate owners.
The pieces recovered included wedding rings, gold bracelets and necklaces, crosses and a gold plaque.

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