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Police detain five wanted for aggravated robbery

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The FGE reports news of five men that have been taken into police custody between Cancun and Playa del Carmen for aggravated robbery. The Fiscalía General del Estado (FGE) says Salvador C, Leonardo R, Samuel C, William V and Manuel C were taken into custody on outstanding arrest warrants.

They will face charges for the crime of aggravated robbery of a private individual that occurred November 4 in Playa del Carmen. The FGE says that on November 4, the five forceably entered a house located on Palma de Guinea Street in the Palmas II subdivision and with weapons, robbed the private home of electronics before fleeing in two vehicles.

They say police captured four implicated in the case in the public thoroughfare of the Tulum Extension in Cancun. A fifth person was arrested on Zapote Street in the Villa Mar II neighborhood of Playa del Carmen.

The detainees remain in preventive detention in the Municipal Retention Center in Solidaridad.