Bag Snatching in Castell

A 24-year-old man from Ecuador was arrested, accused of bag snatching in Castell de Ferro.

ECO Guardia Civil Post in Castell 400x250The theft took place on the 1st of March when the victim was walking along Calle Riscal Poniente. The accused reportedly snatched the woman’s bag as he  rode past on an electric scooter.

The woman fell against a wall and was slightly injured. The bag that she lost contained 450 euros and her personal docs.

Guardia Civil officers from the Castell post, after interviewing the victim, recognised the alleged culprit from the description given, as he is a local, repeat offender with a criminal record. The woman also gave a positive identification when asked to look through a mugshot book.

A patrol was sent to stake out where the man lives, whilst other officer went round to places that he is known to frequent, which lead to his arrest.

(News: Castell de Ferro, Costa tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

  1 comment for “Bag Snatching in Castell

  1. Patrick Barry Storey
    March 9, 2023 at 5:13 pm

    First boat back to Ecuador. Three strikes and off you go. I think the South American Police are a tad stricter.

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