MajorcaThe police arrested Schweizer (30) – he is a known hotel brawler
At the weekend, the Spanish police arrested a thirty-year-old Swiss man in a club. The man is said to have debts of more than €5,400 in hotels on the holiday island.
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The Swiss is currently in custody in Palma de Mallorca.
A 30-year-old man is accused of robbing several hotels.
It is also wanted in Austria.
A chance encounter in a nightclub bar on Paseo Marítimo in Palma de Mallorca led to his arrest: On Sunday night, Spanish police arrested a Swiss man who had unpaid hotel bills on the holiday island amounting to thousands of euros. The thirty-year-old man checked into several inns and left them without paying his debts.
The hotel manager recognized his former guest as «It was reported by Diario de Mallorca. The Swiss spent four nights in the man’s accommodation and consumed in the hotel bar. In the end, he left without paying the bill of over 3,000 euros (equivalent to 2,940 francs). When the hotel manager saw him in the club, he immediately alerted the Policía Nacional. When he was first questioned by the authorities, the Swiss confessed to the fraud.
It is also wanted in Austria
After an identity check, it was discovered that the 30-year-old man had left another hotel in Mallorca without paying around €2,400. On this occasion, he first asked for the bill at the front desk. When it was presented to him, he told the hotel staff that he was going to smoke for a while. A few minutes later, the staff discovered that the Swiss had disappeared without a trace.
Further police checks revealed that the man had a previous conviction for a similar offense in mainland Spain. In addition, he is wanted in Austria, as the news portal continues.
With this in mind, the investigation is now ongoing. For the investigators of the National Police, there are indications that the Swiss crook could also hit other hotels.
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