Buñol and Llíria crime­waves solved

Costa Levante News - - NEWS - By Sa­man­tha Kett

A GANG of chil­dren be­hind at least 100 bur­glar­ies in the Hoya de Buñol and Camp de Túria dis­tricts (near Va­len­cia) have been rounded up, the Guardia Civil re­ported this week. The 21-strong racket, made up of Spa­niards and Bul­gar­i­ans, tar­geted homes, shops, other busi­ness premises, farms. Of those ar­rested, seven are women, and all bar 10 of them are chil­dren or young teenagers. As well as their spate of break-ins which sparked ter­ror in res­i­dents in the wider Buñol, Chiva and Llíria ar­eas, the gang has been charged with of­fences of pub­lic dis­tur­bance, van­dal­ism, as­sault – par­tic­u­larly on po­lice of­fi­cers at the time of their ar­rest – pos­ses­sion and deal­ing of drugs, and si­phon­ing off the mains elec­tric­ity sup­ply with­out payand

hree raids on prop­er­ties in Ch­este led to around €60,000 of stolen goods be­ing seized, largely au­dio-visual equip­ment and even 2.3 tonnes of al­monds in crates pinched from farms with a value of around €7,500.

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