Jewellery Shop Assistant Injured During Botched Robbery In Madrid

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JEWELLERY Shop Assistant Injured During A Failed Robbery Attempt In Madrid

The National Police in Madrid has reported arresting a man shortly before 2pm on Tuesday 4, after he attempted to rob a jewellery shop in the Salamanca district of Madrid.

During the attempted robbery, at the shop on 25 Calle de Ayala, the detained produced a pistol with which to threaten the jewellery shop assistant, but she had already alerted the police, who arrived at the scene very promptly.


When the National Police arrived, according to the police report, one officer fired two warning shots, which shattered some glass, splinters from which cut the shop assistant in the abdomen, while one of the officers suffered cuts to his head from more stray shards of glass.

Both the assistant and the police officer are reported as stable, and according to sources of, the detainee is a Georgian man born in 1990 who has numerous antecedents, who was wearing a very well-made latex face-mask, as reported by

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Chris King
Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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