House burglars caught in the act in holiday town San Jose in Spain’s Costa Almeria

SURPRISED: Officers came across the robbers still searching for stuff worth stealing. CREDIT: Policia Nacional

FOUR house burglars are under arrest after the Guardia Civil caught the group red-handed breaking into a home in the popular holiday town San Jose in the Costa Almeria’s Cabo de Gata National Park.
The Guardia reported the detention of three men in their 20’s and a 30-year-old after a call out to 062.
Acting in collaboration with Nijar Local Police, officers found the front door to the property had clearly been forced open and the alarm system disabled.
Inside they found cupboards had been opened up and the contents all messed up or strewn on the floor. But they also came across the robbers, still searching for stuff worth stealing.
All four have been charged with breaking and entering.

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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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