By Cathy Elelman • 25 February 2020 • 18:32
BUSY: Police detained two muggers and four youngster for breaking into parked cars.
POLICE made six arrests for robbery in Palma over the weekend.
In one incident officers detained two thieves who had just mugged a young man on the seafront promenade at 3am on Saturday.
They had grabbed the victim by the arm and threatened to whack him with a bottle.
A police patrol on duty in the zone managed to track down and arrest the pair a short time afterwards.
The following night police cuffed two youngsters as they were nicking items from the interior of a vehicle parked along the seafront.
Officers seized a crowbar the delinquents used to get into the cars.
Then on Monday night police surprised two other lads just after they smashed a car window.
In the same weekend police arrested a man on charges of receiving stolen goods after discovering he was carrying a mobile phone which had been robbed.
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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.
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