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Pair who hopped a Cancun bus to escape robbery arrested

Cancun, Q.R. — Two men who tried to escape justice by hopping a bus have been arrested and jailed. On Tuesday evening, the pair were picked up by Cancun police after allegedly robbing a store in the Villas del Mar Region of SM 248.

In an attempt to flee, they hopped onto a theme park staff bus shortly after 8:00 p.m. and threatened the driver with a knife. An area resident who witnessed what had happened called police.

The bus was eventually stopped and the two youths removed and arrested. According to available police information, the two men robbed a store of merchandise and cash before hopping aboard the slow-moving staff bus.

The driver of the bus was physically assaulted and threatened. Police have arrested 31-year-old Luis “N” and 23-year-old Edilberto “N” for robbery and attempted kidnapping. They were found in possession of a knife.