Thief posing as plain-clothes cop cuffed in Spain’s Costa Almeria

IDENTIFIED: The real police have now identified the robber CREDIT: Policia Nacional

A THIEF who posed as a plain-clothes cop to fool his victims in Almeria is under arrest.
The case dates back to November last year. A couple reported that a man had come up to them in their car. He told them he was a non-uniformed police officer and ordered them to hand over a mobile phone.
At this point he revealed he was carrying a knife and made off on a moped with the phone.
Now after five months later the real police have identified and detained the robber.

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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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