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Neighbors tie Cancun bicycle thief to post for police

Cancun, Q.R. — Neighbors in a residential area of Cancun tied a young man to a pole to wait for authorities after he was seen trying to steal a bicycle.

The events occurred in the residential area of Colonia Santa Cecilia on José López Portillo Avenue when locals say they found a young man trying to steal a bicycle. They say when they checked him, they found he was carrying a kitchen knife under his clothing.

Neighbors also accused him of just having stolen beer from a nearby convenience store and injuring neighbors with a knife.

He was tied to a streetlight and left for police, who did arrive to attend to the complaint.