The Faro Territorial Command, through the Albufeira Territorial Sub-Detachment, yesterday, January 2, 2020, detained a 19-year-old man for the crime of theft on the public road in Albufeira.
In a patrolling action, the military spotted a man lying on the ground being assaulted by two suspects, rummaging in his pockets and removing their contents. Faced with this situation, the military intervened by stopping the crime and detained one of the suspects after they had fled. The victim was not injured and his belongings were returned.
The detainee was taken to the GNR premises and will be present at the Albufeira Judicial Court today to enforce enforcement measures.