Costa Rica: Peruvians Detained in suspected theft of tourist’s luggage, bags, billfolds, etc

Posted on December 30, 2016 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Crime

EFE/ Two Peruvians suspected of tourist robbery arrested in Costa Rica

According to the authorities of the Central American country, the Peruvians would have stolen luggage from foreign tourists worth almost $ 10,000.

The Judicial Investigation Agency of Costa Rica (OIJ) arrested two Peruvians on Tuesday suspected of at least 10 cases of foreign tourist baggage thefts, worth about $ 10,000.

OIJ did not provide the identities of men. However, he did point out that there are two Peruvians aged 62 and 63 who, after an investigation, were arrested today outside a house and in a hotel in San José.

“It was possible to determine that the suspects entered the country by seasons and acted in different shops, mainly bars or restaurants of hotels, where they took advantage of the carelessness of the people who hung the bags of the chairs and while one distracted, the other took the wallet Hidden between a coat, “the OIJ said in a statement.

The authorities continue the investigations of the case, since it is not ruled out that the Peruvians have participated in other similar events. The detainees are under the orders of the Public Ministry, where they will formulate the respective positions. EFE Read Article

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