In Upper Austria and Salzburg, several break-ins have been carried out in the offices of a supermarket chain since August. According to the police, the perpetrators proceeded towards professional preparation, because they would be targeting the safes and thus any cash that might be available.
Burglars break through walls
The burglaries were carried out with considerable use of force. The windows, doors and walls were opened or broken through. In cooperation with the company management, measures were taken that led to success on the night of Monday 2021.
Police catch Quartet in the act
Investigators from the State Criminal Police Office (LKA) in Upper Austria, in cooperation with officials from the LKA Salzburg, were able to catch four men in the act of attempting another break-in and arrest them. The arrested are four Kosovar citizens aged 34 and 35, one of whom has already been wanted with a European arrest warrant.
Perpetrator has already been convicted
Another perpetrator is already banned from staying in Austria due to previous burglary crimes and convictions. The person wanted with an arrest warrant committed a number of home burglaries in Upper Austria in 2015, but has been able to evade arrest until now.
Another participant was staying illegally in Austria. The accused were admitted to the Wels prison on Wednesday. You are not confessing. The damage from previous burglaries is clear and amounts to a five-digit amount, reports the police.