Two thieves stole a Rolex from a driver in southern Italy. This took up the chase – and ran over the crooks with his car. Both were dead on the spot.
Two thieves stole a Rolex from a driver in southern Italy.
Immediately after the attack, he began to pursue the perpetrators.
While trying to escape, the thieves fell and the driver ran them over.
After two thieves stole a Rolex from a motorist in southern Italy, the owner of the watch ran over the two men while they were on the run. According to media reports on Saturday, the thieves approached the 26-year-old driver on a scooter in the village of Marano near Naples.
The thieves threatened him with a pistol, after which he gave out his expensive watch – and then went into pursuit. While trying to escape, the thieves fell on the scooter and the young man ran them over. Both were dead on the spot.
Pistol found with serial number removed
The driver turned himself in to the police in Marano after the incident. His statements were confirmed by witnesses, reported the daily newspaper “Il Corriere della Sera”. The alleged thieves, 30 and 39 years old, are known criminals with a long criminal record. A pistol with the serial number removed and a watch were found at the scene of the accident.
(AFP / mur)