Teenage robbers detained in Megara

Two teenagers aged 16 and 17 were charged with a series of robberies in the city of Megara in western Attica.

The teenagers were arrested last week while investigating a series of robberies that took place from early July to late August, police said Monday.

It is reported that they were involved in at least seven robberies, when they allegedly intercepted pedestrians in quiet areas of the city and forced them, under the threat of cold weapons, to give cash and valuables.

It is worth noting that according to the laws of Greece, young people are likely to be released in the near future, as local legislation is extremely loyal to minors.

This is used by adult criminals, collecting “teams” of teenagers and releasing them to “work”, looking after and teaching. If they are arrested, adult mentors only have a few days to wait. After the young people are released from the bullpen, they return to criminal activity again. The circle is closed.

As a result, by the age of 18, young people become hardened criminals …

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