On 3rd May the Territorial Command of Viseu, through the Criminal Investigation Center of Santa Comba Dão, identified a 35-year-old man for robbery, extortion and threats with firearms in the municipality of Tondela .

In the context of an investigation into the theft of vehicles, which took place since June 2017, which involved extortion, where the suspect threatened the victims in order to evict them, seven search warrants were issued, four were domiciled and three in vehicles, resulting in the seizure of  two firearms; a portable computer and a watch.

The identified, with criminal records for robbery, was constituted a defendant and subject to the residential custody and reporting to police pending trial.

The action was supported by the military Intervention Unit and the Territorial Commands of Viseu and Coimbra.