Buñol and Llíria crimewaves solved
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.