A tobacconist in the Orihuela village of La Campaneta (on the road towards Almoradí) was subjected to a robbery at the end of Monday afternoon. The attack was committed by two men who assaulted the shop brandishing a pistol to steal the whole day’s takings, police sources confirmed.
The same sources indicated that the robbery took place at about 8:30pm. The two assailants who committed it had a third individual waiting outside in a car and after they took the loot the three of them fled quickly in the vehicle.
The Local and National Police went to where it happened and are now working to catch those responsible or the robbery.