Gang of robbers taken down by Guardia Civil near Madrid

Guardia Civil
Property found in one of the garages

A HIGHLY efficient gang of thieves has been busted by the Guardia Civil. It is believed they were responsible for at least 91 break-ins to commercial premises throughout Spain.

Investigators spotted similarities in burglary cases in Albacete, Almería, Badajoz, Cáceres, Córdoba, Cuenca, Seville, Granada, Guadalajara, Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Valencia and Zamora.

They discovered that a team of 13 Romanians plus a Spaniard appeared to have taken up temporary residence in the Henares Corridor near Madrid, and they were taken down after raiding eight homes and two garages.


During the raids, officers confiscated a huge number of stolen items estimated as being worth €96,000, together with two firearms, six vehicles, 44 mobile phones, 2,000 metres of copper cable, 49 new tyres and €785 in cash.


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