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Man who robbed Cancun bank arrested in Guadalajara

Cancún, Q.R. — A man who robbed a bank in Cancun has been arrested in the city of Guadalajara.

In a press release, la Fiscalía General del Estado reports that Ángel N has been taken into custody due to an arrest warrant for robbery of a Cancun bank in April of this year. The Attorney General says that Ángel N was located in a hostel when he was taken into custody by Ministerial Police.

They report that on April 8, the individual entered a bank located in the municipality of Benito Juarez shortly before 7:00 a.m. and removed more than 2.7 million peso from the vault, which he placed in a suitcase before leaving the premises and boarding a vehicle.

The arrest was made in a joint effort between Ministerial Police and the Public Ministry of Quintana Roo. They also say that the accused has a long criminal history in several municipalities of Yucatan and Quintana Roo.

With the support of personnel of the Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office, Quintana Roo ministerial agents have transferred him to the Municipality of Benito Juárez where he was admitted to the Social Reintegration Center awaiting a judge.