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Two men arrested in Algarve on European arrest warrants

In separate incidents, two men were arrested in the Algarve on Tuesday (September 21) on European arrest warrants issued in Germany and Spain.

A 44-year-old man was taken into custody after being identified by GNR police following a car crash in Carvoeiro. The man is wanted in Germany for several crimes, including forgery and counterfeiting. He is due to appear before a judge at Évora’s criminal court today (Thursday).

Meanwhile, in Armação de Pêra authorities detained a 31-year-old man wanted in Spain on fraud charges. He was taken to Olhão prison and is due to be handed over to the custody of Spanish authorities.

michael.bruxo@algarveresident.com