PEELING LUCKY: Police seize 800 kilos of ‘stolen’ oranges in Almeria

CAUGHT ORANGE HANDED: The driver of the vehicle reportedly had 800 kilos of oranges ©Guardia Civil

THE Guardia Civil are investigating a person in Almeria for an alleged theft after finding a 800kg of oranges in his vehicle.

Officers reportedly stopped the driver on the A-7 highway after their vehicle was driving abnormally slow was covering both lanes of the road.

When officers stopped the vehicle, they reportedly found both rear seats down with the entire back of the car full of oranges.

After initial enquiries, officers allegedly found that the driver of the vehicle had previous records and arrests for similar crimes of theft.

Once questioned, the driver allegedly confessed to the theft of the oranges.

An investigation is currently ongoing to locate the farm that the oranges came from and their legitimate owner.

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