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Pair of graffiti sprayers taken into custody from wall of Playa del Carmen hospital

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Solidaridad police officers have taken a pair of graffiti sprayers into custody. The pair were arrested by municipal police along 35th Avenue while in the process of decorating the side of a hospital.

Although both men ran when they saw police approach, they were secured.

“During a surveillance operation, Municipal Police arrested two subjects who were spray painting the wall of the hospital located on 35th Avenue and 6th Street in the Centro neighborhood,” the Seguridad Pública y Tránsito Solidaridad (SSP) reported.

They were surprised by the arrival of police and tried to flee, adopting an aggressive attitude, however, they were secured and placed at the disposal of judge.

“This is an offense against property in general of the Civic and Itinerant Justice Regulations for the municipality of Solidaridad. Art. 49, section V,” the SSP explained adding that the “carrying out of murals, graffiti, scratches, paintings or other similar things in the Municipality without the authorization of the authority, the owner of the real estate or personal property,” is an offense.