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Chetumal prisoner arrested for robbery days after being released

Chetumal, Q.R. — After only a few days of freedom, a former prison inmate in Chetumal was rearrested after returning to his former life of crime.

Authorities say that a newly released inmate from del Centro de Readaptación Social (Cereso) was arrested after committing a robbery. The robbery occurred 3:00 p.m. Friday at Punto Modelo. The offender, who was allegedly armed with a knife, demanded cash from the sale’s clerk, however, the person in charge resisted and managed to gain possession of the knife.

The frustrated assailant fled with bleeding hands, a detail that allowed police to easily identify him. He was quickly located and rearrested.