Two members of the band of robbers with medical masks arrested in West Attica | HELLAS

They may have been robbers, but they were careful to follow the measures for the coronavirus! The reason for two members of a gang that commits robberies and thefts in stores in West Attica, which were arrested in Acharnes by police officers of the Security Directorate of West Attica.

To investigate the action of this spiral, and in particular for robberies and thefts committed since mid-November in the areas of Peristeri, Ilio and Agioi Anargyroi, where the perpetrators always wore medical or cloth masks, taking advantage of the measures for the pandemic , a special ladder was set up by the specific service.

The above ladder located the car in which the two perpetrators were riding, identified them and then proceeded to arrest them.

According to the Police, the detainees entered shops and with the threat of a knife extracted the proceeds from the cash register, while in some cases they did not hesitate to use physical violence against the employees, in order to achieve their goal.

Searches, knives, knives, a number of clothes related to the illegal acts, a shotgun, a metal frame from a stolen motorcycle and a small amount of heroin were found and confiscated.

From the investigation so far, five cases of robbery and two cases of theft have been investigated. The arrested were taken to the Athens Court of First Instance.