The Dubai Police have recently arrested two Europeans for stealing expensive jewelry from a store within only 12 hours of receiving the theft report, despite using deceptive methods of disguise, including eygelasses and wigs.
The arrest was made after the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre received an emergency call reporting some expensive jewelry stolen from a shop display inside a luxury hotel.
As soon as the report was received, the Dubai Police began their investigation and were able to quickly identify and arrest the two suspects.
Video: Watch Dubai Police Catch European Robbers in 12 Hours after Jewelry Heist
Here’s the video as shared by the Dubai Police on their official YouTube channel. The clips showcase how the suspects arrived at the airport, checked into their hotel, going to the site to steal the jewelry, changing their disguises, and then going back to the airport.
On Crime and Security in Dubai
Be advised to people who are not aware of the city of Dubai and the UAE in general, the country enforces strict laws and has a zero-tolerance policy toward crime. There are plenty of cameras installed throughout the city in order to deter criminals and to reinforce the security and safety of everyone.
Little did the suspects know that their images had been captured by the many CCTV cameras installed around the city and it was only a matter of time before they were tracked down and arrested by the Dubai Police.
We are not saying that Dubai does not have crime, but the crime is a whole lot less compared to other countries and that is due to the strict punishments and safety measures put in place. It also helps that the residents living here are law-abiding citizens.
Dubai Police Upholding Safety in Dubai
Nonetheless, there are still the occasional incidents of theft and other crimes happening, but with the quick response time and efficiency of the Dubai Police, such cases are usually solved within a matter of days or even hours.
In this particular case, the two European men were caught on camera stealing some expensive watches and jewellery from a display window at a luxury hotel in Dubai. They switched disguises and then made their escape to the airport.
This is a great example of how effective Dubai’s security measures are, as even though the suspects tried to disguise themselves, they were still caught and arrested within a very short space of time. This serves as a strong deterrent to would-be thieves and helps to keep Dubai safe for residents and visitors alike.
This a reminder to everyone that even the most experienced criminals can get caught when they underestimate the abilities of the Dubai Police. No matter how sophisticated their methods, our police force will always be one step ahead. So if you’re thinking of committing a crime in Dubai, think again!
Dubai Police Report on the Arrest of 2 Thieves
Below is a the full statement report as shared by Dubai Police:
Dubai Police arrest Two Thieves for Stealing Expensive Jewellery
In a sophisticated police operation, the Dubai Police have recently arrested two Europeans for stealing expensive jewellery from a store within only 12 hours from receiving the theft report, despite using deceptive methods of disguise, including eyeglasses and wigs.
The arrest was made after the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre received an emergency call reporting some expensive jewellery stolen from a jewellery shop display. Security patrols were immediately dispatched to the scene and spoke to the shop owner, who confirmed the theft.
Dubai Police then reviewed the CCTV footage showing the suspects committing their crime while hiding their identity by wearing face masks and flat hats.
Thorough investigations revealed that the suspects had entered a building under construction and disguised themselves before they committed their crime, using simple and silent tools to break into the display and steal the jewellery.
Dubai Police collected evidence, lifted fingerprints off the crime scene, and tracked the suspects’ movements. They further concluded that the suspects had left the crime scene, entered a building under construction to change their attire, and returned to their hotel, leaving their shoes and disguise tools behind in a landfill for construction waste.
Upon inspecting the suspects’ hotel room, Dubai Police recovered a torn piece of paper detailing the crime plot and method. They then pursued the suspects who had boarded a plane in an attempt to escape the country.
Dubai Police arrested the suspects, recovered the stolen jewellery from one of their bags, and seized the crime tools in their possession.