Thief robs British Expat while ‘helping’


Retired British Expat Neville Stock claims that he was scammed by a thief in broad daylight as he tried to take money from a cash machine. The 66-old-pensioner said the man began shouting enthusiastically at him as he was punching in his pin code at CajaSur ATM in Estepona. Unable to see the screen well due to the sun shining …

Burglar detained

Local Police have located and arrested an individual who broke into the Peña Madridista on calle Fray Junipero Serra on November 11th.

Please take care

Although Nerja is generally a safe place with a low crime rate, bad things can still happen, as they do everywhere. Thanks to Mike for relating his recent unfortunate incident.

Robbers beat up elderly couple in Torredelcampo

Two siblings, an 87-year-old man and an 80-year-old woman, were seriously injured on Saturday morning after being beaten up by burglars at their home in Torredelcampo, Jaén.

Break-in at the chemist in Plaza de la Ermita

At some time on Sunday, thieves broke into the chemist in Plaza de la Ermita, Nerja, making off with the contents of the safe which was found, empty, in the middle of the street.

Suspected robbers apprehended

National Police officers have arrested three people, one a minor, on suspicion of burglary at Vélez-Málaga Football Club.

Minor arrested for false imprisonment and robbery

National Police in Almeria have arrested a juvenile on two counts of false imprisonment and robbery, while his accomplices, both aged 13 years, have been deemed too young to be criminally liable.

The flat tyre scam

The ‘flat tyre scam’ is a fairly regular occurrence outside towns, particularly after people have stopped to fill up with petrol, but this time it took place in the car park at the Lidl supermarket in Nerja, as we heard from a Belgian family visiting the area.