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Playa del Carmen police make arrest after man threatens citizen at gunpoint

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen police took a man into custody early Saturday after he allegedly threatened another. Police responded to a victim report of an attempted assault in the Villas del Sol area of the city.

The victim told police that another man threatened him at gunpoint, wanting to steal his motorcycle. The unidentified victim told police he fled the area.

Police were successful in locating the man who, the victim claimed, threatened him. After a search of his person, police located a pistol and ammunition. Taken into police custody was 35-year-old Iván N.