Spanish police catch a UK criminal – level 1

29-04-2015 15:00

A man is from the UK. He is a criminal. He gets a lot of drugs. He sends a lot of drugs. He is very good at it.

He goes to Spain. The UK says that he is a fugitive. The police want to arrest him.

Someone kills a person in Spain. This person is from the UK, also. The Spanish police spy on the man from the UK.

The UK police says that it wants to arrest the man. The UK and Spanish police work together. The Spanish police catch him.

Difficult words: criminal (a person who does bad things), fugitive (a person who hides from police), spy (to watch secretly).

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