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Four arrested for robbing store armed with machetes

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Four men have been taken into police custody after being reported for a violent robbery involving machetes.

The four were reported to emergency 911 around 2:00 a.m. after they allegedly robbed an OXXO store armed with machetes.

When municipal police arrived at the OXXO on Avenida 15, staff told police that four individuals aboard a white pick-up truck had robbed the store. Police immediately began a search for the truck and its occupants.

Photos: Policía Municipal Solidaridad

They were quick to find the vehicle and all four of its occupants on Constituyentes with 30. After stopping the truck, police arrested 33-year-old Carlos N.C. from Yucatán and three state residents, 36-year-old Eleazar P.L., Carlos Manuel U.B. and José Luis P.L, both 33.

The subjects were placed at a judge’s disposal for processing.

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