By Cathy Elelman • 11 September 2020 • 17:18
SIMILAR CRIMES: In most cases the robber forced open a door or window and took jewellery, cash and electronic devices.
A SWISS tourist is under arrest in Mallorca on suspicion of sexually abusing two girls under the age of 16, according to Spanish press.
The reports say officers from the Guardia Civil’s EMUME Women-Minor Team detained the 41-year old for the possible abuse of the youngsters while he was staying at the home of a family friend on the island, having taken advantage of when he was alone with them.
The parents allegedly discovered what had been going on and said they were going to report him.
The man had been supposed to fly back to Switzerland on Saturday, but reportedly hightailed it to Palma’s Son San Joan airport on Wednesday to try and get away as soon as possible.
The EMUME activated all the necessary mechanisms to track down the tourist and warned officers at the airport, which is they caught up with him and cuffed him.
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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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