Thieves break into Mojacar petrol station

Latest in a number of smash and grab incidents in province

The Renault Traffic van that was stolen and used by the smash and grab thieves

By Richard Torné

Smash and grab thieves broke into the Los Gurullos petrol station in Mojacar in the early hours of Monday morning to steal a tobacco vending machine, Costa Almería News can reveal.

The incident happened at about 3am when the premises, located next to a roundabout on the hillside village road, were closed.

This reporter had access to security camera footage which shows three individuals wearing hoods driving into the service station in a stolen Renault Traffic van. One acts as a lookout, while the van is used to obstruct the view from the road. A second thief is seen wielding a large club hammer as he begins hammering at the display window next to the counter.

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