Englishman detained

Detectives from the criminal investigation force (NIC) in Albufeira have arrested an Englishman on suspicion of robbery.

The man, who has been confirmed by GNR as being 33 years old, was caught by police on the night of April 3 in possession of a stolen laptop taken from the Vila Nova Commercial Centre.

Police were alerted to the theft and successfully managed to track down the thief and retrieve the laptop.

The same man is currently being investigated surrounding accusations of robberies in private homes and hotels in the Portimão and Carvoeiro areas.

The accused attended court in Albufeira on Tuesday April 7 and was remanded in custody pending further investigation.

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