Barcelona Spain: gang of thieves form Chile and Peru detained, crimes against tourists

Posted on June 11, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Warning

The Police have arrested four people who allegedly committed near thirty tourists robberies when they were driving on the highways Catalan s, as reported by the Catalan police Monday.
Those arrested were part of what policing is known as ‘criminal battery’, a group of people dedicated to specialized thieving what each member has an assigned task and defined.
The band, made up of four people between 30 and 40 years and Chilean and Peruvian nationality, always used the same pattern: driving on the highway with a high-end car license plates stolen and bent and passenger threw a rock at a foreign tourism to him to stop on the roadside. Once stopped, the passenger got out of the vehicle and indicated to the tourists who had some damage, now that leveraged another member of the band to go quietly to the front of the car and steal wallets and purses at your fingertips. Read Article

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