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Two youths jailed after extortion attempt against PDC business

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two youths were handcuffed from central Playa del Carmen Monday after being reported for extortion. Police were quick to respond to the report of the pair of twenty-somethings attempting to threaten a business in exchange for money.

Police were flagged down on 6th Street by a business owner who told them of the attempted extortion. The two accused were located nearby by police.

For allegedly attempting to extort a business on 10th Avenue by asking for floor rights, police arrested 22-year-old Edson N from Guerrero and his 21-year-old companion Hans N from Quintana Roo.