Teen avocado thief caught red handed

in Algarve, News, Crime · 02-03-2021 15:35:00 · 0 Comments

An 18 year old man has been arrested by Silves police after being caught red handed while stealing avocados in the local area.

The arrest came following a complaint to the local police about the suspected theft of avocados on private property. Upon arrival at the farm, the police conducted searches in the area and found the teen hidden in the vegetation.

Following an investigation, it was found that already 550 kilograms of avocados had been stolen, with an estimated value of €1,500.

The avocados have since been returned to their rightful owner.



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