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Police arrest extortionist on mainland Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — The Attorney General of the state says they have arrested a young man believed involved in at least 28 business extortions in the area.

La Fiscalía General del Estado reports the arrest of Angel N on Gastón Alegre Avenue in the mainland zone of Isla Mujeres. They say Angel N was found and taken into custody after being reported by one of his victims.

They say he belonged to a criminal group that intimidated merchants into paying extortion fees. They add that police continue to investigate his probable participation in other business extortions.