By Cathy Elelman • 07 May 2020 • 15:13
HAUL: The thief got away with 30 hookah pipes, 10 speakers, two computers and the cash register, among other items.
CREDIT: Policia Nacional Almeria
POLICE have at last made an arrest for a robbery in Almeria City on Christmas Eve.
Investigators have detained 25-year-old AA on suspicion of breaking into an establishment in the Avenida Cabo de Gata.
The thief had used stones to smash a window and yanked out a wooden board which had been covering it up to get it.
The robber really did a job on the place, getting away with 30 hookah pipes, 10 speakers, two computers and the cash register, among other items.
Exhaustive investigations eventually led the police to identity the 25-year-old as responsible, and this week he was located and cuffed.
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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.
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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