GNR Coruche Territorial Office detained on 21st December in the town of Couço – Coruche, a man aged 71 years on suspicion of deceiving a 77 year old.
The suspect approached an elderly man in São José da Lamarosa – Coruche, convincing him that the 20 and 50 euro bills would end, leading the victim to handover 140 euros in 20 and 50 notes.
After the alert, the GNR approached the suspect wher eafter he was arrested. The money was recovered and returned to the victim.
The detainee was subject to a term of identity and residence.