GUARDIA CIVIL have cracked down on robberies in inland areas of the
Reports of crimes had double in the area, and Guardia Civil met several times with Local Police and residents to inform them that a special plan had been put into action to prevent further robberies, mainly carried out by inexperienced thieves who would flee at the sight of the owners.
Amongst the detainees there are mostly young people of several different nationalities who acted in groups of between two and four people.
In most cases, the damage they caused getting into the properties amounted to more than the value of the objects they stole.
The number of robberies has now fallen, although it is feared the criminals will now target uninhabited areas with less surveillance.