They steal portable air conditioners from a club, two thieves framed by cameras

Editorial Staff 05 September 2021 12:10

The carabinieri of the Piazza Verga station denounced a 56-year-old offender from Catania and a 29-year-old of Dominican origin, the latter currently untraceable, as they were held responsible for aggravated theft in competition. On 28 August and 1 September they had removed two outdoor air conditioners (with a commercial value of about 4 thousand euros) in the middle of the night from a well-known pizzeria located in via Redentore. The investigations of the military, launched immediately after the complaint of the owner of the commercial activity, made use of the analysis of the videos recorded by the video surveillance system active outside the premises, which made it possible to detect the license plate of a Citroen DS Cabrio , where the thieves had loaded one of the air conditioners. The car was hired by the 56-year-old who, upon receiving a visit to the military’s home, justified himself by saying that he had no responsibility, as he had only done a favor to his Colombian friend, who had to transport those air conditioners to a certain place. in the fish market area. The 29-year-old’s mother, now missing and wanted, has also honestly recognized her son without any doubt in the frames depicting the final stages of the theft.

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