Avocado thieves apprehended

Three youths aged between 21 years and 24 years have been arrested in Vélez-Málaga on suspicion of stealing 400 kilos of avocados from a farm on the camino de la Rivera.

Avocado thefts in Vélez-Málaga

ASAJA, the Association of Young Farmers, has reported that a number of thefts of avocados have taken place during the past week from farms in Vélez-Málaga, in some cases up to 4,000 kilos of the fruit. The avocados are very green as they were not due to be harvested until December. Police are looking for a gang of thieves with …

Avocado thefts continue

Farmers in the Axarquia continue suffer losses to thieves who, in the past five days, have stolen 8,000 kilos of avocados.

Avocado thefts

Thieves have been raiding farms in the Axarquia, in one instance stealing €15,000 worth of avocados as well as a trailer.