Police Warn of Distraction Technique Car Robberies

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Eight Women Arrested For Robbing Pensioners In Spain’s Valencia
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POLICE warn of distraction technique car robberies during the Christmas season.

There are various techniques and the National Police are warning drivers to be aware. In a ‘s emaforazo’ that happened on Wednesday, the driver was approached by a person saying that there was a fault with the car, and that a nut had fallen off. As the driver left the vehicle to inspect the fault, a second person sneaked in the passenger side door.

Thankfully a National Police Officer that was off duty saw the crime unfold and stepped in, and detained the person trying to steal from the car. One arrest was made.

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Police are warning that as the number of people in the streets grow more of these crimes may happen.


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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