Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
This is the moment a gang of hooded thugs break into a bookmaker’s and drag the change machine out of the building in under a minute.
According to local authorities, the robbery took place on Thursday morning in the city of Palencia in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon in northwestern Spain.
Local media report three men broke into the Salones JR Sportium bookmakers and dragged the change machine out of the establishment to load it into a waiting a car.
In the video, the hooded trio can be seen breaking into the bookmakers and they head straight for the change machine.
They push the machine over, plug it out and drag it out of the building in under a minute.
Local media report a fourth man was waiting in a white car outside and they loaded the machine into the vehicle before driving away with it.
The Spanish National Police have asked for citizens’ collaboration to find the offenders as it is unknown which direction they drove away in.
Anyone who can help local authorities can call the police station on Simon Nieto Avenue in Palencia on the Spanish phone number +34979167400 or 091.
The ViralTab page is created by and dedicated to professional, independent freelance journalists. It is a place for us to showcase our work. When our news is sold to our media partners, we will include the link here.