The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm

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The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm

The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm

The arrested women traveled daily from Alicante to Benidorm primarily just to steal, specifically off elderly foreigners through the “piquero” method, which consists of subtracting wallets and purses using just two fingers normally without the owners of the stolen items even being aware of what is happening.

Be aware of who and what is going on around you and do not fall for distraction methods which are frequently used, more information on known pickpockets in Benidorm can be found HERE

Article Written & Published in Spanish By: Diario Informacion Translated from Spanish to English so some information may be lost in translation.

Generally, they preyed on the slightly older tourists with somewhat diminished physical conditions, either traveling on their own or in wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

National Police vehicle in the leisure area most frequented by British

The operation has been developed by the National Police of Benidorm for the prevention of crimes, especially those that occur against tourists and establishments located in recreational areas of the town.

The Police followed the trail of two women who had previously been arrested and whose whole way of life was the theft of items such as purses and bags.

As a result of the investigations of the Group V of the Judicial Police of Benidorm, it was possible to fully identify these two women presumed responsibly for  numerous robberies they were arrested when they were wandering around the area in search of new victims.

The detainees, who have been charged with two crimes of theft, were placed at the disposal of the Court of Instruction of Guardia de Benidorm.

Lots of general information about how to keep safe, not just here in Benidorm but anywhere in the world can be found HERE

All other aspects of Crime in Benidorm can be found HERE



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Julie Marsh

Yes very well done benidorm police😊😊

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Great article! Very informative. Thank you 👍🏼

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