Two men arrested in Ardales for breaking and entering homes

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TWO men have been arrested in the Malaga municipality of Ardales for breaking and entering homes in the town

Two men have been arrested by the Guardia Civil, both residents of the Malaga municipality of Ardales, charged on suspicion of being responsible for breaking and entering several properties that had recently been broken into and robbed in the area.
These arrests came after ‘Operation Balquez’ had been established by the Guardia Civil, within their Action Plan Against Home Theft initiative, after residents of the town had reported seven robberies to the police, with mainly money and jewellery being targetted by the robbers, specifically, the theft of more than €7,000 in cash, and more than €10,000 in valuables had been reported, in addition to the criminal damage caused by the criminals upon forcing their way into the properties.
In a statement for the Guardia Civil, it appeared that the suspects sold the stolen jewellery in gold sales establishments in other towns, including Malaga capital, in order to avoid detection locally, and after the operation was launched, investigators soon traced and identified the two suspects, who were subsequently located in Ardales, and arrested as the alleged perpetrators of the seven robberies committed.
During a search of the homes of the two detainees, numerous ‘tools of the trade’ for breaking into properties were reportedly found, along with various items of jewellery, which were returned to their rightful owners, as reported by


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