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Armed men rob central Cancun restaurant

Cancún, Q.R. — Staff from a restaurant in central Cancun continue to recuperate after an assault Thursday morning.

The robbery was recorded Thursday morning around 7:00 a.m. at La Casa de los Abuelos restaurant on Avenue Kabah in Supermanzana 21. Once inside, the men physically assaulted the staff then robbed the establishment of its cash.

According to witness reports, seven armed men entered the restaurant during those early morning hours with radios similar to those used by police.

After the robbery, those involved boarded a compact gray vehicle to flee. The Quintana Roo Police set up a search operation to try to find those responsible, but no arrests were announced.

Paramedics arrived to tend to the injured. There was no report on the amount of cash stolen or the severity of the injuries to the restaurant workers.