Published On: Tue, May 29th, 2018

Armed robbery in Cancun Bank

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Cancún.- Armed men assaulted the Banorte branch located on Avenida Xcaret, next to Plaza Las Palmas and just 100 meters away from the facilities of the Municipal Secretariat of Public Safety and Transit.

The gunmen entered the bank, and threatened customers and staff at gun point demading the cash, then fled the scene with the money stolen.

A person in the bank suffered a nervous breakdown, so it was attended by paramedics from the Red Cross, at the scene of the incident.

The amount of the theft is not known, but it is indicated that it could be between 80 thousand and 100 thousand pesos (between 4 and 5 thousand USD).

In nearby places, agents of the Mexican Army, police and ministerial searched the area looking for people with backpacks in a black compact car.

A person was arrested and will be put at the disposal of the corresponding authorities to see if it has any relation to this crime.

Source: La Palabra del Caribe



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