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Four arrested for robbing store armed with machetes

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Four men have been taken into police custody after being reported for a violent robbery involving machetes.

The four were reported to emergency 911 around 2:00 a.m. after they allegedly robbed an OXXO store armed with machetes.

When municipal police arrived at the OXXO on Avenida 15, staff told police that four individuals aboard a white pick-up truck had robbed the store. Police immediately began a search for the truck and its occupants.

They were quick to find the vehicle and all four of its occupants on Constituyentes with 30. After stopping the truck, police arrested 33-year-old Carlos N.C. from Yucatán and three state residents, 36-year-old Eleazar P.L., Carlos Manuel U.B. and José Luis P.L, both 33.

The subjects were placed at a judge’s disposal for processing.