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Four positively identified for assault during attempted robbery in central Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Four men reported for assault and attempted robbery were jailed by Playa del Carmen police Monday. The four males were arrested after they attempted to beat and rob a couple in the Zazil-Ha neighborhood.

Police responded to the request for help after the couple reported one of them being injured in the attempted robbery along 30th Avenue. Police called for medical assistance while they took descriptions of the four men.

They then set out in search of them, locating all four on 20th Avenue. Handcuffed and placed in the back of a police cruiser was 19-year-old Vicente N, 27-year-old Isias N, 25-year-old Santos N and 16-year-old José N, all of whom, are from Quintana Roo.

The couple who were assaulted positively identified the four men as their attackers. They were transferred to a Playa del Carmen jail cell for processing.