Two 17-year-olds arrested for violent robbery in Quarteira

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 17-12-2020 08:00:00 · 2 Comments

Authorities arrested on 15 December two minors under 17 suspected of having robbed people with weapons in recent months in Quarteira, in the municipality of Loulé, Faro district, the GNR announced on 16 December.

The young men were arrested following an investigation that began "three months ago" and which enabled the GNR's Loulé Criminal Investigation Centre to gather evidence.

The investigators claim, according to the same source, "that the suspects were acting with violence, using weapons, having carried out more than a dozen robberies on public highways, as well as in commercial establishments and at petrol stations".

In possession of this information, the police authorities obtained warrants to arrest the suspects and carry out house searches, during which "three white weapons and several articles of clothing were seized", revealed the GNR's Territorial Command of Faro.

The two detainees will be brought before the court for their first judicial interrogation and to find out what coercive measures will be applied to them.

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The youngsters should have finished school instead of robbing people to buy cigarettes and drugs. I the Algarve thousands of men never finish school or get a degree. Those that do quickly leave the country and get a well-paid job in Switzerland.

By Educated from Other on 17-12-2020 04:35

Please Portugal News can you not just use Google translate for your articles. Is there no-one there that proof reads the articles? The Term Arma Branca in Portuguese is a term used to refer to short-pointed weapons or sharp weapons such as knives, sword blades, daggers, machetes, axes etc. The literal translation may be 'White Weapon' but it makes no sense!

By Sam from Algarve on 17-12-2020 10:03
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