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Mexico City pair jailed after report of Tulum ATM tampering

Tulum, Q.R. — A man and woman seen tampering with a Tulum ATM have been arrested. The pair were reported by a citizen Friday when they were seen acting suspicious and altering the machine’s slot plates.

Elements of the Secretariat of Public Security and Citizen Protection of Tulum responded to the report that was made to emergency 9-1-1. At the ATM location, police proceeded to question and inspect the pair.

After running their identification through Plataforma México, the country’s criminal database, police learned the pair have a record in Mexico City. Both have previous charges of ATM tampering in Mexico City.

Luis Alberto “N” and Martha Patricia “N” were arrested from the Tulum ATM location. Police did not provide information regarding official charges against the pair.