Hold Up in Motril Centre

The Policía Nacional in Motril arrested a 42-year-old man yesterday, accused of attemped robbery in a foodshop in the Centre of town.

ALM Policia Nacional carThe police, once alerted, tracked him down to the Barriada de San Antonio within half an hour of being called out, after a chase through nearby streets.

The police received the call on their own emergency number, 091, to say that a thief had tried to make off with the contents of a cash register – this was around 15.30h. The arrested man allegedly had tried to steal the shop assistant’s mobile phone, too. The woman put up a fight and he left empty handed.

The police quickly checked the CCTV footage, recognised the suspect, who has a criminal record. Within a short time, they had located and detained him and taken him before a magistrate to decide on judicial proceedings.

(News: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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