Man arrested for 9 robberies in Tenerife during lockdown

2020/05/18 14:09:40 Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife

A 49-year-old man has been arrested and accused of 5 crimes of theft, 3 robberies with force, and one with violence, all in Tenerife during the state of alarm, the National Police said in a statement today.

The detainee already has a police record, and the crimes were committed in different circumstances and places around the island, although they all have theft as a theme, as the accused took advantage to steal various objects such as mobile phones, computers, trainers, and money.

The National Police have said that, in addition, the detainee has been sanctioned on several occasions for non-compliance with the state of alarm, and adds that the judicial authority has ordered his entry into prison.