bancamarch-playa-arenaThe photo images taken from CCTV cameras in last week’s bank robbery of Banca March in Playa Arena has led to the arrest of the culprit, who walked off with €5400 in cash after threatening the staff with a large knife.

The man aged 53 and identified only by his initials, M.G.R., was arrested in a bar in Los Cristianos and is due to appear in court today.

Police have recovered €2000 of the stolen money and are praising the media for quickly distributing the photos.