The Malta Independent 15 April 2024, Monday
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Two Italians arrested after being caught red-handed with stolen van

Friday, 29 March 2024, 11:30 Last update: about 16 days ago

Two Italian men were arrested on Thursday night in connection with the theft of a van from Marsascala just minutes prior.

Police said in a statement that officers at the Marsascala police station received a report that a Toyota Dyna van had been stolen from Triq ix-Xnejn Abjad in the same locality at around 10pm.

Moments later, police on patrol noted the same van in Triq San Anard in Tarxien and stopped it.

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The two people who were in the van – a 24-year-old Italian man who lives in Xghajra and a 52-year-old Italian man who lives in Marsascala – were arrested.

They are being held at the police lock-up and are expected to be charged in the coming days.

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