25 Jun, 2024 @ 16:30
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Useless thieves who robbed a hotel in Spain are arrested after their getaway vehicle gets stuck in a sand dune

Useless thieves who robbed a hotel in Spain are arrested after their getaway vehicle gets stuck in a sand dune

VALENCIA Policia Local officers rushed to help a car trapped in a sand dune on Playa El Saler, and discovered two thieves inside who had robbed a nearby hotel.

The men, 32 and 36, were asleep and appeared to have been drinking when they were roused from their slumbers.

Officers spotted a variety of objects on the back seat including several bedside lamps, an old printer, cases, and a black speaker.

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CAR HOISTED BACK TO FIRM LAND(Valencia Policia image)

All of the objects had been ransacked from the Sidi Saler Hotel which was abandoned in 2011.

Equipment used in robberies including a blowtorch, a screwdriver, a hammer, and a torch were also discovered.

Police verified that the car had been used in various crimes in recent weeks across different towns in the L’Horta Sud region.

The 32-year-old driver was also found not to have a valid driving licence and further inquiries revealed that the car had been stolen.

It was lifted out of the sand and immobilised as the police tried to locate its owner.

A spate of thefts have been reported recently concerning the Sidi Saler Hotel and on one occasion, kitchen cutlery was taken and carried out in several boxes.

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