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Two men arrested for robbing passersby in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two men were arrested in Playa del Carmen over the weekend for allegedly robbing two people walking in the steets.

A call came through emergency services around 3:00 p.m. Sunday when someone reported two men in the center of Playa del Carmen had robbed two people.

Municipal police arrived and began a search in the area of 24th Street with 10th Avenue of central Playa del Carmen where they had been reported as being seen. After a search in the Quintas del Carmen subdivision, police found the two men.

Both were arrested in a park of the housing area. One of the men said they threw the stolen items on a rooftop of one of the houses inside the area. Police were able to recover the stolen property.

Both were arrested and taken to the Public Ministry where they will face charges.