Agents from the Robbery and Theft Investigation Division break up part of a gang of young people The robbers carried out savage raids in the Department of Guaymelen during the months of November and December. Its members operated with a similar modus operandi and beat their victims until they suffered serious injuries. they carried out prior intelligence work because He always used to mark the houses where retired people live.
There were a total of four arrests. Three minors aged 16 and 17 and the third aged 19, identified as jesus george, The fourth case has been identified, Mario Gomez (28), Who is on the agenda and has a record of crimes against property like his alleged accomplices.
They were all made available to Gonzalo Marzal, the prosecutor for robbery and theft. Stolen goods have also been recovered during the raid.
After this the investigation began to deepen An incident that happened on December 2 on Amado Nervo de Dorrego street, The complaint claimed that the victims, a retired couple aged 80 and 83, had received death threats and were even beaten up during the robbery.
Thanks to the evidence obtained at the incident, the soldiers obtained physical and morphological characteristics and identified the car in which they were traveling. being able to verify their involvement in two other attacks on 18 and 30 November in properties on España and Lanifur streets in the above department.
Earlier this month, soldiers interviewed the victims of Amado Nervo Street and found a dramatic scene. The 80-year-old victim told that she was in the courtyard of her house when three thugs surprised her. The thieves had hidden in the laundry room and covered his head with a cloth.
With the victim subdued, they took her inside the property. The woman’s husband, 83-year-old Carlos, was there watching television. Retired couple living a nightmare They covered his face with a wet towel and threatened to kill him. And they took him to a room, where they beat him and covered his face.
He also bathed that person in the room and threatened to leave the cash. During conversations with spies, the eighty-year-old, who suffered serious injuries to his arms, He did not remember much of what had happened as his memory was waning due to old age.
RyH policemen launched investigative work to find the criminal gang and, thanks to security cameras, identified the car in which they were traveling: it was A blue Renault Clio located in the department of General Alvear,
Added to the work of scientific police and witnesses in the field, they obtained a profile of the suspects. Not only this: He confirmed that he had operated under similar dynamics at two other incidents.
The first took place on Calle España on 18 November. And the victim was a 76-year-old woman. The victim identified himself to Investigation Bloodhounds and said he woke up from a nap at 5:00 p.m. when he heard noises in the yard. He said he observed two cameras that overlooked the area but did not provide an image.
As I continued to look for where the noise was coming from, two men followed him, One of them was not more than 20 years old and was about 1.65 in height. He was thin, fair-skinned, and had a lock of yellow hair parted in the middle of his head. “I remember he had a green shirt”The woman explained.
Furthermore, she said that the other, who held her short, was also young and of the same height, white and thin. “At one point, one panicked and called the other ‘Martin’ or ‘Mattias'”.described the woman.
Soon after, they gagged her and demanded to hand over the cash. The thugs used to demand money all the time and threatened to chop off the fingers of the victim.
When they searched the house, they found an envelope on the bedside table, where the retiree had kept a debit card, a Nativa and even a plastic one from OSEP social work. With it in your power, They forced the woman to hand over the keys of the ATM,
In a state of complete shock, the woman turned to them and told them she had 200,000 pesos in the box.
Before leaving, he took a cell phone, 60 thousand pesos in cash, $2,000 And locked the seventy year old woman in the kitchen. The woman managed to escape after a few minutes by locking the door and sought help from neighbours.
The second incident also happened in Guaymallen, but a few days later, 30 November. on lannifur street, The victims were also a retired couple over the age of 70. Pula also entered from the courtyard and attacked the man. Two men covered his mouth and beat him with fists.
A few minutes later, a third criminal entered the scene. They also attacked the first victim’s 76-year-old wife and her granddaughter, who were sleeping in the dining room. All of them were locked in a bathroom of the house. “If you don’t give us the money, we will kill you” They shouted at the man.
He told that he had 30,000 pesos in a sack and that is why they took him out of that bathroom and took him to another bathroom, which is a service one. Forcefully removed his clothes and poured water on him. They also put a wet towel on his head and punched him in the face.
The truth is that the gang got away with the money and locked up all the residents. Before running away, they shouted: “We’re about to leave, you may leave when we ring the bell”,
Through investigative work they were able to identify three minors aged 16 and 17 (their identities are withheld). For his part, he also learned the data of the two oldest, Jesús Yorge and Mario Gómez.
The series of raids has come to the fore in the last few hours. Yorge and three underage teens collapse. During the measures, they managed to recover part of the goods stolen in the assault.