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Police catch 2 after Playa del Carmen neighbors report armed men

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two men were arrested after a persecution by municipal police, when neighbors reported them for possession of firearms.

According to the report, a call to the 911 emergency number alerted authorities to armed subjects in the irregular neighborhood of In House in the extreme west of Playa del Carmen. Police responded to the report where they discovered three individuals who attempted to make a run for it upon seeing police.

However, they were caught on Flor de Ciruelo Avenue in the Palmas II subdivision after they ditched their motorbike and tried to make their way into a home. Police were successful in capturing two of the three young men.

The two arrested were transferred to the facilities of the State Attorney General’s Office.