Cancun, Q.R — A Starbucks coffee shop in Cancun has become the latest victim in petty crime when one of their franchise was robbed.
A Starbucks located in the Villa Marino Fraccionamiento portion of the city was robbed by four people Tuesday night at around 10:00 p.m. when they entered the exclusive neighborhood showing firearms. Guests at the coffee shop were stripped of their belongings while employees were forced to hand over cash.
The four assailants then fled, however two were caught while the other two escaped in a compact car.
Municipal police reported there were about 15 people in the coffee shop when the robbery took place. Personal items such as cell phones, wallets and jewelry were among the items stolen from coffee cafe patrons.
One person was reported injured with a dislocated shoulder, however, there was no word if the person was a client of employee of Starbucks.
Of the two caught, one has been listed as a 25-year-old from Veracruz and the other, a 22-year-old from Puebla. One of them was reportedly carrying a fake gun at the time of his arrest. Police say both have been previously arrested on marijuana charges.
Police said they will review the closed circuit video to try and identify the other two assailants. The two arrested have been handed over to the State Attorney General’s Office.