Security guard in Valladolid attacked with machete

VALLADOLID, Domingo 6 de Febrero del 2017.-Agresivo sujeto  con machete en mano se va contra guardia de joyería.Megamedia/ESTEBAN CHUC NOH

A very unusual violent incident took place in the heart of peaceful Valladolid, Yucatán; the city known as the “Sultana del Oriente” on the evening of Sunday February 5th; armed with a machete, a man attacked a security guard outside a local jewelry. The events occurred on Calle 40 at the corner with Calle 39, inside the “Bazar More...

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American girl reported missing in Valladolid, found in Tulum

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