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17 year old youth detained for attempted arm robbery of Playa del Carmen craft vendor

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A 17 year old youth who has been accused of attempted armed robbery was taken into police custody Wednesday. Municipal Police proceeded to arrest Nestor N from Campeche from the Villas del Sol subdivision after he was accused of attempted robbery.

A vendor who sells crafts in a commercial plaza of Villas del Sol pointed him out to police saying that he approached yielding a knife and demanding money. Police approached the young man.

During a search of his person, authorities located a knife. He was handcuffed and transferred to the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Children and Adolescents.