The Civil Guard recovers a bronze cannon from the 16th century looted two weeks ago in Punta de Espiñeirido (A Coruña)
This piece is one of the three discovered by chance by shellfish fishermen in the area last April, and was later looted from its location.
Pending study to determine age and provenance, at the discretion of experts from the Xunta de Galicia, it could belong to one of the ships sent by Felipe II to fight England in 1596
The investigation was carried out jointly by the Territorial Team of the Judicial Police of the Civil Guard of Noia and the Historical Heritage Section of the Central Operational Unit (UCO)
7 people, 5 men and two women, have been investigated as alleged perpetrators of a crime against historical heritage
The Civil Guard, in a joint investigation carried out by the Territorial Team of the Judicial Police of the Civil Guard of Noia (A Coruña) and the Historical Heritage Section of the Central Operative Unit (UCO), has recovered a cannon that had been looted in the Coruña town of Ribeira.