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Five caught red-handed dismantling stolen Tulum vehicle

Tulum, Q.R. — Police took five men into custody during a surprise visit after they were caught red-handed dismantling a stolen vehicle.

The men were in the process of taking apart a stolen van when la Policía Municipal paid them a visit. The visit occurred after the owner of the van walked the streets in search of his stolen vehicle. He stumbled upon his van and the five men along Kukulcán Street in Tulum.

Upon finding his van, the owner called police, who arrived in time to find the five taking it apart. The van was reported stolen in February, however, he was out of the state until a few days ago, which is when he began the search.

Police agents went to the property and after verifying the vehicle as stolen, proceeded to arrest Jorge Alejandro N, Filemon N, Juan Gabriel N, Sosismo N and Jesus Francisco N who were turned over to the Prosecutor’s Office for theft.