naples - The Italian police have broken up a gang of robbers who used the ancient tunnels under the old town of Naples to strike by jewelers and upscale shops.
The six-member gang also put themselves new passages between tunnels and sewers to unseen to reach their target. After cracking them disappeared into the underground labyrinth.
Including a store Bulgari was the victim of thieves. The jeweler was robbed even twice in one month last year. In total, the robbers struck in recent months, at least six times. In one case, the police could the men in the act when they came out of a tunnel.
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Monday, the police could officially accuse the six suspects. Three of them are already fixed in connection with other crimes. It involves men of 39, 52 and 54 years. A couple is suspected of having provided the men access to the tunnels through a hatch in their garden.
Agents of the Carabinieri searched the network of tunnels.