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Fleeing youths arrested after being cornered by Playa del Carmen police

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two fleeing youths were arrested by Playa del Carmen police who responded to an Emergency 911 notice of a robbery in progress.

Police were quick to arrive on scene to find the armed pair in the process of an attempted robbery of a shop in the Villas del Sol subdivision. When they spotted police, they hopped into a vehicle and made a run for it, however, they were eventually cornered by police and taken into custody.

La Secretaría of seguridad pública reports their arrest and the discovery of a firearm and ammunition. They, their weapon and vehicle were seized for state authorities.