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Police in Chetumal catch would-be thief eyeing up car valuables

Chetumal, Q.R. — A man caught attempting to steal items from the inside of a parked vehicle has been arrested in Chetumal. The man was detained by Quintana Roo Police agents in the Payo Obispo neighborhood shortly before 1:00 a.m.

He was spotted by patrolling police agents who saw him trying to open the door of a parked car. On the seat, the would-be thief was after the valuables which included a laptop and cell phone.

Chetumal police say Alejandro V was taken into custody on Javier Rojo Gómez Avenue. He was transferred to police facilities for processing. Police remind car owners to avoid leaving valuables in view to avoid becoming a victim of theft.