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Armed man intercepted after trying to flee PDC police

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An armed man seen with a gun at his waste was taken into police custody from a Playa del Carmen restaurant. The arrest took place Saturday night at an establishment on 8th Street after patrolling officers noticed the butt of the gun at his waist.

Realizing that he was being watched, José “N”, 43 and from Oaxaca, left his table and headed for the bathroom where he was intercepted by officers. An inspection of his person revealed a loaded handgun and extra bullets. He was arrested for violating the Federal Law on Firearms and Explosives.