Police dramatically caught a group of thieves red handed as they robbed a jewellery store in Puerto Banus tonight.
The gang of five Mexicans were apprehended as they carried out a robbery at the Tourbillon store. One member of staff was rushed to hospital after being struck on the head during the crime.
The emergency services were alerted at 7.30pm that a robbery was taking place. At the same time bystanders also alerted a passing Local Police patrol.
Two of the gang fled when the police arrived. After a short chase through the streets they were arrested along with the three inside the Tourbillon stotre
Those arrested were aged between 20 and 25 years, and were armed with fake pistols. A Citroen C3 used by the gang was discovered in an underground parking lot nearby
The employee who was hit in the head is currently receiving sitches on a head wound at the Hospital Costa del Sol.
(Photo published on Facebook by Rubén García.)