By Cathy Elelman • 03 July 2020 • 20:59
POLICE in Mallorca capital Palma arrested an 18-year old after he was caught carrying a fake gun and three mobiles and a camera officers suspected he had stolen.
According to reports, the teenager was intercepted by security guards at the Jacint Verdaguer metro station early on Wednesday morning. The guards subsequently called out the police.
When officers searched the youngster’s backpack they found the phones and the camera.
He told police he had come across the fake gun in a house in which he’d been squatting and that the camera and phones were gifts.
But when the officers checked, they confirmed one of the phones at least had been nicked.
It was also reported that the teenager is not a legal resident in Spain.
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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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