Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man who threatened an employee with a large knife inside a Playa del Carmen pharmacy was jailed on Monday. The 26-year-old was arrested after he was reported for robbing the centrally located city pharmacy.
Police searched for the now-detained man after responding to a 911 report of a robbery. As they arrived, they were flagged down by a woman along 30th Avenue. The woman, whose hands were tied, explained that she was an employee of the store and had just been robbed at knife point.
A search for the man located him still in the area. Police proceeded to arrest 26-year-old Eloy N of Tabasco after he was positively identified by the pharmacy employee. An in-store security camera also recorded the him inside the store stealing money and products.