More hugger-muggers apprehended


National Police have arrested two people in Yecla (Murcia) – which is close to Villena and the Alicante province border – for a series of thefts committed by distracting victims ‘with extravagant displays of affection’ in the street.

Several members of the public, principally senior citizens, had reported falling victim to robberies like these, a police spokesman explained.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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