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Two Arrested Regarding Robberies

The National Police has arrested in Santa Cruz de Tenerife two men, 48 and 45 years old, both of Spanish nationality and with numerous police records, as alleged perpetrators of several robberies with force in vehicles committed on the island of Fuerteventura and in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The arrests occurred after agents learned in early July of this year that numerous robberies had been committed inside vehicles in neighborhoods of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. However, in the course of the investigation, it was learned that those who had been subsequently detained had moved to the island of Fuerteventura, which is why they investigated facts originating in that island, resulting in several of the effects intervened. been stolen in Fuerteventura. In the course of the proceedings, numerous postal packets from Fuerteventura to Tenerife were recovered, since the criminals sent the stolen goods through parcels through the couriers, according to the National Police in a press release. 

Finally, they identified the alleged perpetrators of the events, which were located, so after the arrest of two of them and the house searches, more than 100 electronic devices (mobile phones, tablets, cameras), foreign currency in paper were intervened. , credit cards and other effects. In addition a third person appeared in the Court of Instruction that takes the case to the knowledge that it was looked for by the police, reason why it is thus disarticulated the organized group of delinquents who moved between islands to steal in interior of vehicles, mainly used by tourists. Thus, after being instructed the corresponding police report, together with the detainees, they were placed at the disposal of the competent Judicial Authority in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 

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