Rome, theft of mufflers in Collatino: one arrest
Marmitatori still in action in Rome. After the episodes recorded in Torre Angela, Nomentano, Tor Sapienza and Monteverde, the muffler thieves also tried to attack in via Vincenzo Mangano. This time, it was the owner of a Smart that put them to flight.
It all took place last Tuesday night when the officers of the flying section and the Torpignattara police station were called by a citizen who had surprised a thief who was trying to dismantle the muffler of his car. The thief, in the meantime, had managed to escape in the car together with his accomplice who was waiting for him at a distance.
Thanks to the descriptions provided of the two subjects and the car used to escape, the police intercepted them in Via della Serenissima. One of the two men, who got out of the vehicle, managed to escape while his accomplice, a 28-year-old Italian, was stopped. A knife of about 30 centimeters was found in the car while in the luggage, ready for use, a jack and a bolt-unscrewing wrench. The arrest for attempted aggravated robbery in competition was validated with a suspended sentence.