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Police chase ends in arrest of four in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Four subjects were detained in a police operation that ended in a chase in the Villas del Sol neighborhood of Playa del Carmen.

According to the report, it was around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday when police assistance was requested through Emergency 911 with the report of a violent robbery inside a grocery store on Azulejos Avenue. The report detailed that those responsible had escaped in a blue Corsa Chevrolet vehicle.

While en route, police spotted a vehicle matching the description. When asked to pull over, the driver of the car began chase instead. Along the way, the driver collided with a public combi, causing him to come to a stop.

Police immediately secured the vehicle, arresting two men and two women inside. Upon a search, they found a firearm. All were transferred to Public Security facilities.