Item recovered by the police is estimated at R $ 75 thousand; the victim recognizes the offender and the weapon used in the assault
A Military police of São Paulo arrested a gang member who steals luxury watches. To commit the acts, the criminal used a motorcycle with a delivery boy’s backpack. On February 16, a man robbed a driver on Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, in the capital of São Paulo. In the right corner of the video, it is possible to observe the green car and the victim being approached by the thief, who then proceeds against the right. After contact with the victim, the police officers of the criminal monitoring and strategic prevention team of the 23rd Battalion used the images and were able to identify the criminal’s motorcycle, how to act and the times used in the robberies.
After the analysis, on Monday, 22, the military police arrested the criminal in the same region, explains Military Police soldier Ícaro Januário, from the Second Company of the 23rd Battalion. “The patrolling team visualized an individual with the same characteristics and when trying to approach the individual he fled. After a brief follow-up, the individual collided with the rear of a vehicle and followed the escape on foot. The team managed to stop the individual, they managed to stop at Rua Leopoldo Couto de Magalhães Junior ”, he said. The man wore a firearm with the number scraped off. The stolen watch is valued at R $ 75,000. The victim recognized him, as well as the weapon used in the assault on Itaim Bibi.
* With reporter information Marcelo Mattos