A 72-year-old woman was walking with her husband on Avenida Brasil, in Balneário Camboriú, when she was surprised by two men on bicycles, who violently ripped the gold chain from her neck and fled along street 3450 in the wrong direction. The case happened in the early evening of this Friday (2) and the 12th Battalion of the Military Police of Balneário Camboriú was called to respond to the incident.
According to the PM, the agents already had information about a gang specializing in chain robberies and detained the perpetrators on 4th Avenue. The victim, who had injuries to his neck, recognized the men as the perpetrators of the crime, as well as the gold chain found with them.
At the residence of one of the perpetrators of the crime, the police found other gold chains, clothes and a bicycle used in the commission of other crimes – December 2023 and January 2024 – proven by security cameras.
The 22 and 25 year old men were arrested red handed and taken to the appropriate procedures.
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