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Two arrested in Cancun after robbery, shooting at police

Cancun, Q.R. — Cancun police have taken two men into custody when they were shot at after a city center robbery.

The two men were seen by police after they reportedly robbed a shop located in Mercado 28 of the city’s center. Seeing police, one allegedly fired his weapon at police, creating a call for back-up that included Municipal, Estatal Preventiva and Federa as well as Policía Ministerial and la Marina Armada de México.

It was around 8:00 p.m. when they were tracked down and taken into custody. One is reported to have been arrested near Mercado 28, while the other was found in SM 26.

The pair were transferred to the Municipal Police base for proceedings before being made available to the Public Ministry.