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Chiapas man arrested for alleged rape of Canadian woman in Cozumel

Cozumel, Q.R. — Public Security Agents of Cozumel say they have arrested a subject for the alleged crime of rape.

Agentes de Seguridad Pública y Tránsito de Cozumel report that during a surveillance tour, they received a report of aggression against a female on 15 Avenue in Colonia Andrés Quintana Roo in Cozumel.

They immediately deployed to the area and were able to arrest the accused, 25-year-old Brandon Fernando of Chiapas. Police say that the victim, a 42-year-old Canadian woman, requested support from police to locate and detain a male who had assaulted her.

Police were able to locate and arrest Fernando who was made available to the State Attorney General.